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MSC-307 was built for Greece.

Daphne call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Bavo - Kilo

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-307 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 23 May 1964, transferred to Greece and named Daphne (M 247)
  • Commissioned 2 September 1964
  • Decommissioned in 2004
  • Scrapped in March 2012 at Piraeus, Greece.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 3"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: One 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-307 549k Peterson Builders photo from the Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI Michael Cosgrove
    MSC-307 88k Hellenic Navy website
    MSC-307 45k c. 1967 Robert Hurst
    MSC-307 272k c. March 2012
    Daphne forward of Thalia (M 210), ex-MSC-170 at a scrapyard at Perama near Piraeus, Greece
    George Haralampides
    MSC-307 282k c. March 2012
    Daphne at a scrapyard at Perama near Piraeus, Greece
    MSC-307 269k

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-307
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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