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AMS-151 was built for Belgium and also served the Norwegian Navy.

Glomma's call sign:
Lima - Bravo - Golf - Quebec

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as AMS-151 by the Hodgdon Brothers Goudy and Stevens, East Boothbay, ME
  • Completed 15 December 1953, transferred to Belgium and named Bastogne (M 916)
  • Reclassified by U.S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-151, 7 February 1955
  • Transferred to Norway in 1966 and renamed Glomma (M 317)
  • Decommissioned 24 September 1986
  • Struck from the Naval Register in August 1992 and sold for scrap.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 3"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: One 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-151 120k c. 1965
    Photo by Giorgio Ghilione from the 1965/1966 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

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    Association of Minemen
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