USS Devastator (MCM-6)

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For other ships of the same name, see USS Devastator.
USS Devastator, 2005
USS Devastator off the coast of Southern California, 2005
Career (USA)
Name: USS Devastator (MCM-6)
Awarded: 20 August 1986
Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders
Laid down: 9 February 1987
Launched: 11 June 1988
Acquired: 31 August 1990
Commissioned: 6 October 1990
Status: in active service, as of 2014
Badge: USS Devastator MCM-6 Crest.png
General characteristics
Class & type: Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship
Displacement: 1,260 tons (light), 1,373 tons (full)
Length: 224 ft (68 m)
Beam: 39 ft (12 m)
Draft: 12 ft (3.7 m)
Propulsion: Diesel Engines
Complement: Officers: 6 Enlisted: 75

USS Devastator (MCM-6) is an Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship of the United States Navy.

Construction of Devastator began on 9 February 1987 when her keel was laid at Peterson Shipbuilders in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Construction was finished and the vessel was launched on 11 June 1988. Devastator received her commission in the US Navy on 6 October 1990.

References[edit]

  • This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.
    USS Devastator (MCM-6)

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