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MSC-113
ex-AMS-113


AMS-113 was built for France.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down in 1952 as AMS-113 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA
  • Launched 19 July 1952
  • Completed 4 November 1953, transferred to France and named Chrysanthème (M 672)
  • Commissioned 1 June 1954
  • Reclassified by U.S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-113, 7 February 1955
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1977
  • Sold for scrap in October 1983.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 405 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 40
  • Armament: Two twin 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-113 47k 19 July 1952
    Launching
    Tacoma Boat Building Co. photo 10279
    Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for AMS-113.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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