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AMS-211 was built in France.
AMS-218 Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as Motor Minesweeper AMS-211 by Ch. Augustin Normand, Le Harve, France under the off-shore procurement plan of the Military Defense Assistance Pact; Launched 15 April 1953; Completed 4 July 1953 as Algol (M 704); Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-211, 7 February 1955; Commissioned 26 June 1954; Decommissioned in 1976. Fate unknown
Specifications: Displacement 375 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 8' 3"; Speed 14 kts; Complement 39; Armament one 20mm; Propulsion 880 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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