USS Thunderbolt

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USS Thunderbolt (PC-12).jpg
USS Thunderbolt in both Coast Guard and Navy markings.
United States
Ordered: 19 July 1991
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 9 June 1994
Launched: 2 December 1994
Acquired: 5 August 1995
Commissioned: 7 October 1995
Homeport: Naval Support Activity Bahrain
Status: in active service
Badge: USS Thunderbolt PC-12 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)
Draught: 7.5 ft (2.3 m)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph)
Complement: 4 officers, 24 men, 8 Special Forces

USS Thunderbolt (PC-12) is the twelfth Cyclone class patrol ship. Thunderbolt was laid down 9 June 1994 by Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana and launched 2 December 1994. She was commissioned by the United States Navy 7 October 1995.

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


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