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MSO-461 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1953 - Keel Date: 20 JUL 1953
OCT 1954 - Launch Date: 19 OCT 1954
AUG 1955 - Commissioned: 31 AUG 1955
JAN 1958 - JUN 1958 Mediterranean
JAN 1963 - JUN 1963 Caribbean
JAN 1963 - JAN 1964 Mediterranean
JAN 1964 - JUN 1964 Mediterranean
APR 1969 - OCT 1969 Mediterranean

MSO-461 General Specifications

Complement: 65

Displacement: 775 tons

Length: 172 feet

Beam: 36 feet

Draft: 10 feet

Flank Speed: 15 knots