USS Chinook (PC-9)

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USS Chinook (PC-9)
USS Chinook (PC-9)
History
United States
Operator: United States Navy
Ordered: 19 July 1991
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 16 June 1993
Launched: 26 February 1994
Acquired: 7 October 1994
Commissioned: 28 January 1995
In service: 1995
Homeport: Atlantic fleet
Identification: PC-9
Status: in active service, as of 2015
Badge: USS Chinook PC-9 Crest.png
General characteristics
Class and type: Cyclone-class patrol ship
Displacement: 331 tons
Length: 174 ft (53 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Draft: 7.5 ft (2.3 m)
Propulsion: Four 3,350shp Paxman diesel engines, four shafts
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)
Boats & landing
craft carried:
Single RHIB Craft
Troops: Eight Special Warfare Det. or USCG Det.
Complement: 4 officers, 24 Enlisted
Armament:
Aircraft carried: None
Aviation facilities: None

The second USS Chinook (PC-9) is the ninth Cyclone class patrol (coastal) ship of the United States Navy. Contract awarded 19 July 1991 to Bollinger Shipyards, her keel was laid 16 June 1993, and she was launched 26 February 1994. She was delivered 7 October 1994 and commissioned 28 January 1995.

One of two crew-served Mk 38 25 mm autocannons carried aboard Chinook in 2003

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