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BITTERN (MHC 43)
(ex - AMCU 43)
MINEHUNTER, COASTAL
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MHC 43 UIC: 59099
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/17/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/20/1954 Commission Date: 08/26/1957
Keel Date: 08/18/1955 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/04/1957 Decommission Date: 09/01/1965
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 45.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
8.0
Delivery Date: 08/22/1957 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 44.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/01/1972
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Wood hull, (except engines and equipment).
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/08/2014
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