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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Courtesy of Arie van Mazijk

Call sign:
Papa - Alpha - Mike - Papa

MSI-10 was built in The Netherlands

Van Straelen Class Inshore Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 29 December 1959 under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program by Arnhemsche scheepsbouwmaatschappij, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • Launched 1 October 1960
  • Commissioned HNLMS Van Well Groenenveld (M 875), 28 April 1961
  • Struck from the Navy Register 1 January 1984,sold to Delft Geophysical and renamed Delft Minerva
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 151 t.
  • Length 108.2'
  • Beam 21' 8"
  • Draft 5.9'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 13
  • Armament: One 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Two 500hp Stork Werkspoor diesel engines, two shafts.
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    MSI-10 10k Luitenant ter Zee Carel Adrianus Johannes Van Well Groenenveld, 24 May 1906 - 4 March 1942, when an unexploded demolition charge detonated at the Royal Netherlands Naval base Soerabaja, Netherland East Indies killing Van Well Groenenveld and three others. He was posthumously awarded the Military Order of William 4th class Arie van Mazijk
    MSI-10 49k LTZ Van Well Groenenveld last command HNLMS K-XVIII
    MSI-10 43k 1 October 1960
    MSI-10 66k
    MSI-10 64k
    MSI-10 56k 28 April 1961
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    MSI-10 93k

    There is no DANFS history available for MSI-10
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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