USS ARIES was the fifth ship in the PEGASUS class of hydrofoil boats. She was homeported in Key West, Florida, and on July 30, 1993, all six ships of her class were decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list. AQUILA was sold for scrapping on August 19, 1996.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: October 20, 1977|
|Keel laid: January 7, 1980|
|Launched: November 5, 1981|
|Commissioned: September 18, 1982|
|Decommissioned: July 30, 1993|
|Builder: Boeing, Seattle, Wash.|
|Hull Length: 133 feet (40.5 meters)|
|Beam: 28 feet (8.5 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 255 tons full load|
|Speed: hullborne: 12 knots foilborne: 48 knots|
|Armament: two Mk-140 Harpoon missile launchers, one Mk 75 76mm/62 caliber rapid firing gun|
|Crew: 4 officers, 17 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS ARIES. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
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