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MSC-323


MSC-323 was built for Saudi Arabia.

MSC-294 Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSC-323 by Peterson Builders Inc., Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed in 1978, transferred to Saudi Arabia and named Al Qusimah (MSC 414)
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1997 and phased out
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 320 t.
  • Length 144'
  • Beam 28'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 39
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    MSC-323 61k 6 August 1978 Robert Hurst
    MSC-323 41k . Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for MSC-323
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    Association of Minemen
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