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KINGFISHER (MHC 56)
MINEHUNTER, COASTAL
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MHC 51 UIC: 21961
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/13/2015 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Avondale Industries
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/29/1991 Commission Date: 10/26/1996
Keel Date: 02/12/1993 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/18/1994 Decommission Date: 12/01/2007
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 21.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
11.0
Delivery Date: 07/24/1996 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 19.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/2007
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 188 ft Waterline Length: 174 ft
Extreme Beam: 38 ft Waterline Beam: 36 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 11 ft Draft Limit: 11 ft
Light Displacement: 868 tons Full Displacement: 955 tons
Dead Weight: 87 tons
Hull Material: Composite hull.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 5
Enlisted: 46
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: MHC 56 HAS BEEN SCRAPPED BY NEW YORK MOVING AND TRANSPORT ON AUGUST 13, 2015. CERTIFICATE OF SCRAPPING, DEMILITARIZATION AND HAZMAT DISPOSAL IS ON FILE.
Last Updated: 12/04/2015
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