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USS Shrike (MHC 62)

- decommissioned -

USS SHRIKE was the 12th and final ship in the OSPREY - class of coastal mine hunters. Delivered to the Navy on January 11, 1999, and commissioned on May 31, 1999, the SHRIKE transfered to the Naval Reserve Force on January 11, 2000, and was subsequently used to train naval reservists. Decommissioned on December 1, 2007, the SHRIKE is presently laid-up at Beaumont, Tx., and is scheduled to be transfered to the Turkish Navy.

General Characteristics:Awarded: March 31, 1993
Keel laid: September 12, 1995
Launched: May 24, 1997
Commissioned: May 31, 1999
Decommissioned: December 1, 2007
Builder: Intermarine USA, Savannah, GA
Propulsion System: two diesels (800 hp each)
Propellers: two
Length: 188 feet (57.3 meters)
Beam: 36 feet (11 meters)
Draft: 9,5 feet (2.9 meters)
Displacement: 895 tons
Speed: 12 knots
Armament: Mine neutralization system, two .50 caliber machine guns
Crew: 5 Officers, 46 Enlisted


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Crew List:

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


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