USS Hurricane (PC-3)

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USS Hurricane (PC-3)
USS Hurricane (PC-3)
Career (US)
Ordered: 3 August 1990
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 20 November 1991
Launched: 6 June 1992
Acquired: 21 July 1993
Commissioned: 15 October 1993
Homeport: Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Virginia
Nickname: The Hurt and Pain
Status: in active service, as of 2014
Badge: USS Hurricane PC-3 Crest.png
General characteristics
Class & type: Cyclone-class patrol ship
Displacement: 331 tons
Length: 174 ft (53 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Draught: 7.5 ft (2.3 m)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)
Complement: 4 officers, 24 men, 8 Special Forces
Armament: (USN) 2 Mk38 chain guns
2 Mk19 grenade launchers
6 .50 (12.7 mm) machine guns
6 Stinger missiles

USS Hurricane (PC-3) is the third Cyclone class Patrol (coastal) ship. Her keel was laid at Bollinger Shipyards on 20 November 1991, and she was launched on 6 June 1992 and commissioned on 15 October 1993.

In 2012, USS Hurricane made port visits to various cities in the Great Lakes region to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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