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MSC-119
ex-AMS-119


AMS-119 was built for France.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as AMS-119 by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, CA
  • Launched 21 June 1953
  • Completed 5 October 1953 and transferred to France as Cyclamen (M 674)
  • Commissioned 21 May 1954
  • Reclassified by US Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper MSC-119, 7 February 1955
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1983
  • Fate unknown.

    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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    AMS-119
    AMS-119 137k 21 June 1953
    Launching
    Jim Geldert
    Cyclamen (M 674)
    AMS-119 137k Photo courtesy Marine National Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for AMS-119.
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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