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MSC-304


MSC-304 was built for Turkey.



Silifke (M 514) call sign:
Tango - Bravo - Mike - Alpha



MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-304 by the Dorchester Shipbuilding Corp., Dorchester, NJ
  • Delivered in June 1965
  • Completed 27 July 1965, transferred to Turkey and named TCG Silifke (M 263)
  • Reclassified M-514
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: Two 20-mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 880shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Silifke 36k Silifke (M 514). .
    Silifke 97k .. Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 69k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 115k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 117k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 115k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 130k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 87k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.
    Silifke 78k . Yucel M. Umar, CPO, Turkish Navy, Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-304.
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