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MSC-299


MSC-299 was built for the Greece.



Call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Charlie - Whiskey

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-299 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Launched 26 January 1963
  • Sponsored by Mrs. James B. Burrow
  • Completed 4 January 1965, transferred to Greece and named Aigli (M 246)
  • 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-299 37k 26 January 1963
    After launching
    Tacoma Boat Building Co.

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-299.
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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