USS WARRIOR is the tenth ship in the AVENGER - class of Mine Countermeasures Ships. In March 2013, the WARRIOR shifted homeport to Sasebo, Japan, to replace her sistership GUARDIAN (MCM 5) which was decommissioned after a grounding.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: February 14, 1989|
|Keel laid: September 25, 1989|
|Launched: December 8, 1990|
|Commissioned: April 7, 1993|
|Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.|
|Propulsion System: four diesels|
|Length: 224 feet (68.28 meters)|
|Beam: 39 feet (11.89 meters)|
|Draft: 11,5 feet (3.5 meters)|
|Displacement: 1,312 tons|
|Speed: 14 knots|
|Armament: Mine neutralization system, two .50 caliber machine guns|
|Homeport: Sasebo, Japan|
|Crew: 8 Officers, 6 Chief Petty Officers and 58 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS WARRIOR. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS WARRIOR Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by me and shows the WARRIOR at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 23, 2010.
The photos below were taken by me and show the WARRIOR at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 15, 2012.