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FALCON (MHC 59)
MINEHUNTER, COASTAL
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MHC 51 UIC: 22151
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/23/2010 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Intermarine U. S. A.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/22/1992 Commission Date: 02/08/1997
Keel Date: 07/01/1993 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/03/1995 Decommission Date: 06/30/2006
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 14.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
9.0
Delivery Date: 10/14/1996 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 13.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/30/2006
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: 821 tons Full Displacement: 908 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: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/06/2011
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