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MSC-132
ex-AMS-132


MSC-132 was built for Norway.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as AMS-132 by the Hiltebrant Drydock Co., Kingston, NY; Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-132, 7 February 1955; Completed 14 November 1955 and transferred to Norway as Sira (M 312). Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 362 t.; Length 144' 3"; Beam 27' 2"; Draft 12'; Speed 13 kts; Complement 40; Armament, one 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-132 78k c. 1979 Robert Hurst

There is no DANFS history available for MSC-132
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