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USS Sentry (MCM 3)

- Naval Reserve Force -

USS SENTRY is the third AVENGER class Mine Countermeasures Ship. SENTRY is designated a reserve ship, and is only at full crew-member capacity when Selected Reservists are on board. USS SENTRY is the 1998 COMNAVSURFLANT Battle Efficiency Award winner for her class and was awarded the 1998 COMNAVSURFLANT Safety Award.

General Characteristics:Keel Laid: October 8, 1984
Launched: September 20, 1986
Commissioned: September 2, 1989
Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
Propulsion System: four diesels
Propellers: two
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: San Diego, Calif.
Crew: 8 Officers, 6 Chief Petty Officers and 58 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS SENTRY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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The photos below were taken by me and show the SENTRY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 23, 2010.



The photos below were taken by me and show the SENTRY undergoing maintenance at San Diego, Calif., on September 29, 2011.



The photo below was taken by me and shows the SENTRY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 15, 2012.



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