U.S.S. VALOR

(MSO-472)

IRON MEN AND WOODEN SHIPS

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MSO-472 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1952 - Keel Date: 28 APR 1952
at Burger Boat Company Manitowoc Wisconsin
MAY 1953 - Launch Date: 13 MAY 1953
JUL 1954 - Commissioned: 29 JUL 1954
JAN 1969 - APR 1969 Vietnam
AUG 1969 - OCT 1969 Dry Dock

MSO-472 General Specifications

Class: Aggressive-class minesweeper

Complement: 8 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 775 tons

Length: 172 feet

Beam: 35 feet

Draft: 12 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 30 August 1971