USS Gladiator (MCM-11)

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For other ships of the same name, see USS Gladiator.
The USS Gladiator (MCM-11) underway off the coast of Bahrain, in August 2007.
The USS Gladiator (MCM-11) underway off the coast of Bahrain, in August 2007.
Career
Awarded: 14 February 1989
Builder: Peterson Builders
Laid down: 7 May 1990
Launched: 29 June 1991
Commissioned: 18 September 1993
Homeport: Manama, Bahrain
Status: in active service, as of 2014
Badge: USS Gladiator MCM-11 Crest.png
General characteristics
Displacement: 1,250 long tons (1,270 t)
Length: 224 ft (68 m)
Beam: 39 ft (12 m)
Draft: 12 ft (3.7 m)
Speed: 14 knots (16 mph; 26 km/h)
Complement: 6 officers and 75 enlisted
Armament: 2 × M2HB Browning .50-caliber heavy machine guns
2 × M60 7.62 mm machine guns,
2 × Mk 19 grenade launchers

The USS Gladiator (MCM-11) is an Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship of the United States Navy, and is the third U.S. Navy ship to bear that name.

Gladiator onboard MV Condock V for transport in January 2007.

In popular culture[edit]

  • The ship was featured in Mega Movers, when it was transported to Bahrain on top of a heavy lift ship.

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.

External links[edit]

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