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MSC-101
ex-AMS-101

MSC-101 served the Navies of Belgium and the Republic of China


Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-101 by the Hodgdon Brothers, Goudy and Stevens, East Boothday, ME; Completed in May 1953 and transferred to Belgium as Eeklo (M 911); Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-101, 7 February 1955; Returned to U.S. custody in 1969 and transferred to Taiwan as Yung Ching (M 167). Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 405 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 9'; Speed 14 kts; Complement 40; Armament, two twin 20-mm mounts; Propulsion two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.


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MSC-101 55k Eeklo (M 911)
Belgium Navy photo
Joe Radigan

There is no DANFS history available for MSC-101.
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Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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