Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Courtesy of Arie van Mazijk

Call sign:
Papa - Alpha - Charlie - Golf

MSC-111 was built for The Netherlands.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as AMS-111 by Broward Marine Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Completed 4 February 1954, transferred to The Netherlands and named Brummen (M 851)
  • Reclassified by the U.S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-111, 7 February 1955
  • Placed out of service 21 May 1973
  • Struck from the Naval Register 14 August 1974
  • Sold for scrap 30 March 1976 to Motorbedrijf (Motor Company) Kerkhovenin, Zwijndrecht, Holland.


  • Displacement 405 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 40
  • Armament: One twin 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    Brummen 87k 23 February 1954
    New Orleans, LA
    AMS-111, (Brummen [M 851]) inboard of AMS-100, (Breukelen [M 852]). Officials on the quay at Algiers Naval Station for the official transfer to the Dutch Navy of AMS-111. AMS-100 was transferred the week before on 15 February 1954
    Arie van Mazijk
    MSC-100 92k c. 1954
    Ponta Delgada, Azores
    AMS-100 (Breukelen), AMS-111 (Brummen), and AMS-168 (Bruinisse) en route to Holland along with three unidentified AMS'
    Brummen (M 855)
    Brummen 110k . Royal Dutch Navy
    Brummen 148k . Arie van Mazijk
    Brummen 151k
    Brummen 70k
    Brummen 49k Borculo (M 849), ex-MSC-107 and Brummen
    Brummen 74k Brummen and Breskens (M 855), ex-MSC-148

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-111
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Mine Warfare Ship Photo Index Back to the Coastal Minesweeper (MSC) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History