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MSC-297


MSC-297 was built for Thailand.

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-297 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 21 November 1963, transferred to Thailand and named Ladya (MSC 5)
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1995
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-297 146k c. 1964
    Royal Thai Navy photo from the 1964/1965 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-297
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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