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Call sign:
India - Hotel - Kilo - Alpha

MSI-58 was built in Italy.

MSI-58 Class Inshore Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSI-58 by Cantieri Ruiniti dell'Adrtico, Monfalcone, Italy
  • Delivered 19 July 1957 and named Aragosta (M 5450)
  • Reclassified as a Small Training Ship, A-5378
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 120 t.
  • Length 112'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two Fiat MTU 12V-493-TY7 diesel engines.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Aragosta (M 5450)
    MSI-58 447k 21 June 1979
    La Spezia, Italy
    Carlo Martinelli
    Aragosta (A 5378)
    MSI-58 265k 28 February 1998
    Livorno, Italy
    Carlo Martinelli

    There is no DANFS history currently available for MSI-58
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen

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