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FORCE (MSO 445)
(ex - AM 445)
MINESWEEPER,OCEAN
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MSO 422 UIC: 07975
Status: Disposed of by abandoning, burning, scuttling, or sinking Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/24/1973 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: MARTINAC J. M. SHIPBUILDING CORP.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/08/1951 Commission Date: 01/04/1955
Keel Date: 08/26/1952 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/26/1953 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 19.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/17/1954 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 18.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/24/1973
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 173 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 800 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Wood hull, (except engines and equipment).
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/09/2002
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