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MSC-102 was built for Norway

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-102 by the Hodgdon Brothers, Goudy and Stevens, East Boothday, ME; Completed 23 July 1953 and transferred to Norway as Sauda (M 311); Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-102, 7 February 1955; Struck from the Navy Register in 1986. Fate unknown.

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

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MSC-102 40k c. 1954
Norwegian Navy photo
Robert Hurst

There is no DANFS history available for MSC-102.
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