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Keel Laid: December 1, 1983
Christened: April 4, 1987
Commissioned: September 30, 1989
Decommissioned: October 1, 2014

Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, WS.
Propulsion system: Four diesels (600 horsepower each),
two shafts with controllable pitch propellers Length, overall: 224 feet (68.28 meters) Beam: 39 feet (11.89 meters) Draft(navigation): 15 feet Displacement: 1312 tons full load Speed: 14 knots Crew: 8 officers, 76 enlisted Combat Systems: - AN/SLQ-37 - Magnetic/Acoustic Sweep System - AN/SLQ-38 - Mechanical Sweep System - AN/SLQ-48 - Mine Neutralization Equipment - AN/SQQ-32 - Minehunting Sonar - AN/SQQ-30 - Variable Depth Minehunting Sonar - AN/SSN-2 - Navigation/Command and Control - AN/SSQ-94 - On board Trainer Armament: - 2 .50 cal machine gun mounts