U.S.S. PIONEER

(MCM-9)

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USS PIONEER (MCM-9) - an Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship

In Commission 1992 to Present

MCM-9 Deployments - Major Events

Add a MCM-9 Shellback Initiation Add a MCM-9 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1989 - Keel Date: 5 JUN 1989
at Peterson Builders Inc. Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin
AUG 1990 - Launch Date: 25 AUG 1990
DEC 1992 - Commissioned: 7 DEC 1992
MAR 1995 - AUG 1995 North Atlantic-Mediterrean Sea

MCM-9 General Specifications

Class: Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship

Complement: 6 Officers and 75 Enlisted

Displacement: 1367 tons

Length: 224 feet

Beam: 39 feet

Draft: 13 feet