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AMS-266 was built for Spain.

Mino call sign:
Echo - Bravo - India - Yankee

AMS-218 Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as AMS-266 by the Quincy Adams Yacht Yard, Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Reclassified by the U. S. Navy as a Coastal Minesweeper, MSC-266, 7 February 1955
  • Completed 9 October 1956, transferred to Spain and named Miņo (M 25)
  • Reclassified M-28
  • Struck from the Spanish Navy list 16 December 1999 per Resolution 307/99
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 3"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: One twin 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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