USS DEVASTATOR is the sixth of the fourteen AVENGER class Mine Countermeasures Ships and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. In mid-2012, the DEVASTATOR arrived at Manama, Bahrain aboard the MV TERN changing her homeport from San Diego to Bahrain.
|General Characteristics:||Keel Laid: February 9, 1987|
|Launched: June 11, 1988|
|Commissioned: October 6, 1990|
|Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.|
|Propulsion System: four diesels|
|Length: 224 feet (68.28 meters)|
|Beam: 39 feet (11.89 meters)|
|Draft: 11,5 feet (3.5 meters)|
|Displacement: 1,312 tons|
|Speed: 14 knots|
|Armament: Mine neutralization system, two .50 caliber machine guns|
|Homeport: Manama, Bahrain|
|Crew: 8 Officers, 76 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS DEVASTATOR. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
About the Equipment:
USS DEVASTATOR Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by me and show the DEVASTATOR at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 23, 2010.
The photos below were taken by me and show the DEVASTATOR undergoing maintenance at San Diego, Calif., on September 29, 2011.
The photos below were taken by me and show the DEVASTATOR still undergoing maintenance at San Diego, Calif., on March 15, 2012.