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MSC-278 was built for the Republic of China.

MSC-268 Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down as MSC-278 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA; Completed 21 June 1959 and transferred to the Republic of China as Yung Chou (MSC 158). Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 370 t.; Length 152'; Beam 28'; Draft 7'; Speed 14 kts; Complement 38; Armament two 20-mm; Propulsion two 1,200 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.

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There is no DANFS history available for MSC-277.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

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Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen

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