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AMS-239 was built in Italy.

Adjutant Class Motor Minesweeper: Laid down as Motor Minesweeper, AMS-239 in Italy under the off-shore procurement plan of the Military Defense Assistance Pact; Reclassified by U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-239, 7 February 1955; Completed 28 February 1957 as Rovere (M 5526).
Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 380 t.; Length 145' 5"; Beam 27'; Draft 8' 5"; Speed 15 kts; Complement 48; Armament two 20mm; Propulsion Mercedes-Benz diesel engines, 4,000shp, two shafts.

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