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MSC-313 was built for Thailand

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-313 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 28 August 1965, transferred to Thailand and named HTMS Donchedi (MSC 8)
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: One 20mm mount
  • Propulsion: Four General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    MSC-301 160k c. 1967
    HTMS Tadindeng (MSC 7), ex-MSC-301 moored starboard side to her sister Donchedi
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 96086
    Mike Green
    MSC-313 250k c. 1969
    Royal Thai Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-313
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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