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MSC-314 was built for Greece.

Call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Delta - Alpha

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down as MSC-314 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI; Completed 22 June 1967 and transferred to Greece as Pleias (M 240); Active with the NATO Mine Countermeasures Force South.

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 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.

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MSC-312 61k Sapanca (M 517), ex-MSC-312 and Pleias .
MSC-314 98k 5 February 2004
Toulon, France
Guy Schaeffer collection
Paolo Marsan

There is no DANFS history available for MSC-314.
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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