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MSC-286


MSC-286 was built for South Korea.

MSC-268 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-286 by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CA
  • Completed 30 August 1959, transferred to South Korea and named Kum Kok (MSC 525)
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 600shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    MSC-286 71k c. 1961
    Korean Navy photo from the 1961/1962 edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships"
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-286.
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