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MSC-305 was built for Turkey.

Call sign:
Tango - Bravo - Mike - Bravo

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down as MSC-305 by the Dorchester Shipbuilding Corp., Dorchester, NJ; Delivered 26 July 1965; Completed 16 December 1965 and transferred to Turkey as Saros (M 264); Reclassified M-515. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 375 t.; Length 144'; Beam 27'; Draft 8' 5"; Speed 14 kts; Complement 39; Armament two 20-mm; Propulsion two 880 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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MSC-305 69k Photo by Wencesloa Marrero .

There is no DANFS history available for MSC-304.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen

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