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DEFENDER (MCM 2)
MINE COUNTERMEASURES SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MCM 1 UIC: 21403
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/13/2015 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Marinette Marine Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/02/1983 Commission Date: 09/30/1989
Keel Date: 12/01/1983 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/04/1987 Decommission Date: 10/01/2014
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
25.0
Delivery Date: 09/08/1989 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 25.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/2014
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 224 ft Waterline Length: 217 ft
Extreme Beam: 39 ft Waterline Beam: 38 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 15 ft Draft Limit: 12 ft
Light Displacement: 1254 tons Full Displacement: 1367 tons
Dead Weight: 113 tons
Hull Material: Wood hull, (except engines and equipment).
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 8
Enlisted: 76
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: VESSEL DEMILITARIZED AND DISMANTLED BY WHILLOCK CONTRACTING INC.
Last Updated: 07/13/2015
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