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MSC-309 was built for Greece.

Call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Bravo - Delta

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-309 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 1 September 1964, transferred to Greece and named Kissa (M 242)
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 31
  • Armament: Two twin 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 600bhp Waukesha L-1616 diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-309 96k Valletta, Malta Robert Hurst
    MSC-309 314k 29 January 2004
    La Spezia, Italy
    Carlo Martinelli
    MSC-309 95k 5 February 2004
    Toulon, France
    Guy Schaeffer collection
    Paolo Marsan

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-309
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