USS Squall (PC-7)

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USS Squall (PC-7)
USS Squall (PC-7)
Career (US)
Ordered: 3 August 1990
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 17 February 1993
Launched: 28 August 1993
Acquired: 9 May 1994
Commissioned: 4 July 1994
Homeport: Naval Support Activity Bahrain
Status: in active service, as of 2014
Badge: USS Squall PC-7 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
2 .50 (12.7 mm) machine guns
6 Stinger missiles

USS Squall (PC-7) is the seventh Cyclone class patrol (coastal) ship. Squall was laid down 17 February 1993 by Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana and launched 28 August 1993. She was commissioned by the United States Navy 4 July 1994.


In 2013, Squall shifted homeport to Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

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