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MSC-298 was built for the Greece

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-298 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Launched 14 September 1962
  • Completed 9 November 1964, transferred to Greece and named RHMS Doris (M 245)
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1995
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    MSC-298 47k 14 September 1962
    After launching
    Tacoma Boat Building Co.
    RHMS Doris (M 245)
    MSC-298 13k c. 1971
    Royal Hellenic Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-298
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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