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U.S.S. PEACOCK

(MSC-198)

EVERY SHIP IS A
MINESWEEPER... ONCE

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MSC-198 Deployments - Major Events

Add a MSC-198 Shellback Initiation Add a MSC-198 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1953 - Keel Date: 29 JAN 1953
at General Dynamics Quincy Shipbuilding Division Quincy
JUN 1954 - Launch Date: 19 JUN 1954
MAR 1955 - Commissioned: 16 MAR 1955
APR 1964 - APR 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam

MSC-198 General Specifications

Class: Falcon-class minesweeper

Complement: 39 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 362 tons

Length: 144 feet 3 inches

Beam: 27 feet 1 inches

Draft: 12 feet

Range: 2 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 1 September 1976