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U.S.S. SKILL

(MSO-471)

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MSO-471 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1953 Keel Date: 17 AUG 1953
at Luders Marine Construction Co. Stamford Connecticut
APR 1955 Launch Date: 3 APR 1955
NOV 1955 Commissioned: 7 NOV 1955
FEB 1956 - JAN 1958 Mediterranean
JAN 1968 - MAY 1968 Mediterranean
JAN 1968 - JUN 1968 Mediterranean

MSO-471 General Specifications

Class: Aggressive-class minesweeper

Complement: 6 Officers and 74 Enlisted

Displacement: 630 tons

Length: 172 feet

Beam: 36 feet

Draft: 10 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 1 April 1979