USS Cormorant (MHC-57)
|Awarded:||29 March 1991|
|Laid down:||4 October 1993|
|Launched:||21 October 1995|
|Acquired:||3 January 1997|
|Commissioned:||12 April 1997|
|Decommissioned:||01 December 2007|
|Struck:||01 December 2007|
|Fate:||Sold by U.S. General Services Administration for scrap, 08 May 2014|
|Class and type:||Osprey-class coastal minehunter|
|Displacement:||870 tons (light) 957 tons (full)|
|Length:||188 ft (57 m)|
|Beam:||38 ft (12 m)|
|Draft:||11 ft (3.4 m)|
|Propulsion:||Two diesels (800 hp each)|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Complement:||Officers: 5 Enlisted: 46|
|Armament:||Mine neutralization system & two .50 caliber machine guns|
USS Cormorant (MHC-57) is the seventh ship of Osprey class coastal mine hunters.
Current Status She was transferred to a Naval Inactive Ships Storage Facility in Texas to await transfer under Foreign Military Sales. In September 2010, the US Senate had approved the sale of the ship to India along with MCH-56 Kingfisher. This sale never happened. Stricken from the Navy list 01 December 2007, sold by U.S. General Services Administration for scrap, 08 May 2014.
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