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AMS / MSC-169

AMS-169 was built for Belgium and transferred to Greece.

Atalanti (M 202) call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Alpha - Victor

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down, (date unknown) as AMS-169 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY; Launched, (date unknown); Completed, 10 February 1954 and transferred to Belgium as St. Truiden (M 919); U. S. Navy reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper MSC-169, 7 February 1955; Returned to U. S. Navy custody, 1969 and transferred to Greece; Renamed Atlanti (M 202); Decommissioned (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown). Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 405 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 9'; Speed 14 kts; Complement 40; Armament, two twin 20-mm; Propulsion two 900 hp General Motors 8-268A diesels, two shafts.
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There is no DANFS history available for AMS-169.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

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