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MSC-272


MSC-272 was built for Turkey.



Call sign:
Tango - Bravo - Foxtrot - Yankee

MCS-268 Class Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-272 by the Bellingham Shipyards Co., Bellingham, WA
  • Completed 24 April 1959, transferred to Turkey and named Seddülbahír (M 260)
  • Reclassified M-513
  • Retired from service in 2005
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    MSC-272 44k c. 1966 Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-272.
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