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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


MSC-95 served the Navies of France and Japan
Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-95 by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Corp., San Diego, CA; Launched 11 January 1954; Completed 7 May 1954 and transferred to France as Narcisse (M 690); Renamed Alysse; Commissioned 6 October 1954; Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-95, 7 February 1955; Transferred to Japan in 1956 as Hashima (MSC 652); Reclassified YAS-47, 2 March 1970; Struck from the Naval Register and scrapped 31 March 1976.

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

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