USS Whirlwind (PC-11)

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USS Whirlwind (PC-11)
USS Whirlwind (PC-11)
United States
Ordered: 19 July 1991
Builder: Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana
Laid down: 4 March 1994
Launched: 9 September 1994
Acquired: 11 April 1995
Commissioned: 1 July 1995
Homeport: Manama, Bahrain
Motto: Second To None
Status: in active service
Badge: USS Whirlwind PC-11 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 Whirlwind (PC-11) is the eleventh Cyclone class Patrol (coastal) ship. Whirlwind was laid down 4 March 1994 by Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, Louisiana and launched 9 September 1994. She was commissioned 1 July 1995 in Memphis, Tennessee.

USS Whirlwind in the Persian Gulf, October 2006


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