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MSC-294 was built for Pakistan

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-294 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 29 June 1963, transferred to Pakistan and named Moshal (M 167)
  • Struck from the Pakistan Navy list in 1983
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 320 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 28'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 50
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns and one 81mm mortar
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    MSC-294 146k 18 June 1963
    Peterson Builders photo from the Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI
    Michael Cosgrove

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