U.S.S. REDWING

(MSC-200)

WOODEN SHIPS IRON MEN

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MSC-200 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1953 - Keel Date: 1 JUL 1953
at Tampa Marine Co.
APR 1954 - Launch Date: 29 APR 1954
JAN 1955 - Commissioned: 7 JAN 1955
JUN 1959 - Decommissioned: 16 JUN 1959

MSC-200 General Specifications

Class: Bluebird-class minesweeper

Displacement: 335 tons

Length: 144 feet

Beam: 28 feet

Draft: 8 feet 4 in

Flank Speed: 14 knots