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MSC-319 was built for Greece.

Call sign:
Sierra - Zulu - Bravo - India

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-319 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed 3 December 1968, transferred to Greece and named Alkyon (M 211)
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 375 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 27'
  • Draft 8' 5"
  • Speed 14 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 880shp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-319 53k . Richard Miller, BMCS, USNR, Ret.
    Alkyon (M 211)
    M-211 120k Barcelona, Spain, 26 January 2003 Fabio Peņa
    M-211 97k
    M-211 129k The German FGS Rottweil (M 1061) is moored forward of Alkyon
    Barcelona, Spain, 26 January 2003
    M-211 82k The Turkish TCG Erdek (M 263) is moored off Alkyon's starboard bow
    Barcelona, Spain, 26 January 2003.
    M-211 306k 3 February 2003
    La Spezia, Italy
    Carlo Martinelli
    M-211 201k 5 February 2011
    Corfu, Greece
    Photo by Lee Cannon of West Fenwick, DE
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-319
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    Association of Minemen
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