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SKILL (MSO 471)
(ex - AM 471)
MINESWEEPER,OCEAN
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MSO 422 UIC: 08142
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/01/1979 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: LUDERS MAR CONST
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/02/1951 Commission Date: 11/07/1955
Keel Date: 08/17/1953 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/03/1955 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 24.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 11/01/1955 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 23.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/01/1977
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 172 ft Waterline Length: 165 ft
Extreme Beam: 36 ft Waterline Beam: 35 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 10 ft Draft Limit: 10 ft
Light Displacement: 620 tons Full Displacement: 720 tons
Dead Weight: 100 tons
Hull Material: Wood hull, (except engines and equipment).
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/29/2000
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