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MSC-310 was built for Greece.

Call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Bravo - Foxtrot

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-310 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 13 October 1964, transferred to Greece and named Aidon (M 248)
  • Scrapped in 2015 at Perama, Greece.


  • 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 (Replaced engines with two 1,200hp Waukesha L-1616 diesels in the 1990s), two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-310 84k . .
    MSC-310 65k
    MSC-310 320k 1 July 1998
    Naxos, Greece
    Carlo Martinelli
    MSC-310 313k 20 July 2010
    Corfu, Greece
    Photo by Piotrus
    Robert Hurst
    MSC-310 246k
    MSC-310 143k c. 2015
    At Perama a suburb of Piraeus, Greece
    George Haralampides
    MSC-310 229k

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-310
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    Association of Minemen
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