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U.S.S. ORIOLE

(MHC-55)

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USS ORIOLE (MHC-55) - an Osprey-class coastal minehunter

In Commission 1995 to 2006

MHC-55 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1991 - Keel Date: 3 AUG 1991
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAY 1993 - Launch Date: 22 MAY 1993
SEP 1995 - Commissioned: 16 SEP 1995
JUN 2006 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 2006

MHC-55 General Specifications

Class: Osprey-class coastal minehunter

Named for: Oriole

Complement: 5 Officers and 46 Enlisted

Displacement: 796 tons

Length: 188 feet

Beam: 38 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Awaiting disposal