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MSC-196 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1953-Keel Date: 18 MAY 1953
at Broward Marine Inc. Fort Lauderdale Florida
AUG1954-Launch Date: 28 AUG 1954
MAY1955-Commissioned: 14 MAY 1955

MSC-196 General Specifications

Class: Falcon-class minesweeper

Complement: 39 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 362 tons

Length: 144 feet 3 inches

Beam: 27 feet 2 inches

Draft: 12 feet

Final Disposition: Transferred to Indonesia 1971 Sold 1 September 1976