U.S.S. PELICAN

(MHC-53)

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USS PELICAN (MHC-53) - an Osprey-class coastal minehunter

In Commission 1995 to 2007

MHC-53 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1991 - Keel Date: 6 JUN 1991
at Intermarine USA
FEB 1993 - Launch Date: 27 FEB 1993
NOV 1995 - Commissioned: 18 NOV 1995
MAR 2007 - Decommissioned: 16 MAR 2007

MHC-53 General Specifications

Class: Osprey-class coastal minehunter

Named for: Pelican

Complement: 5 Officers and 46 Enlisted

Displacement: 839 tons

Length: 188 feet

Beam: 38 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Greece 16 March 2007