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MSC-65 served the Navies of Belgium and the Republic of China.
Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-65 by Henry B. Nevins Inc., City Island, NY; Completed 30 March 1954 and transferred to Belgium as Diksmuide (M 920); Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-65, 7 February 1955; Returned to U. S. Navy custody in 1969 and transferred to the Republic of China as Yung Sui (M 164); Struck from the Navy Register in 1994. Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 405 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 9'; Speed 14 kts; Complement 40; Armament two 20mm; Propulsion two 450 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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