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MSC-220 was built for Spain.

Call sign:
Echo - Bravo - India - Delta

AMS-218 Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as AMS-220 by the Bellingham Shipyards Co., Bellingham, WA
  • Reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-220, 7 February 1955
  • Completed 4 June 1956, transferred to Spain and named Júcar (M 23)
  • Reclassified M-21
  • Struck from the Spanish Navy list 3 December 2001 per 600/20867/01 and scrapped.


  • 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-220 275k 29 April 1989
    La Spezia, Italy
    Carlo Martinelli

    There is no DANFS History currently available for MSC-220
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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