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Ougree call sign:
Oscar - Romeo - Hotel - Victor

MSI-95 was built in Belgium.

MSI-1 Class Inshore Minesweeper:

  • Laid down as MSI-95 by the Mercantile Marine Yard, Kruibeke, Belgium
  • Delivered 10 October 1958
  • Commissioned RBNS Ougree (M 483)
  • Struck from the Navy Register in 1992
  • Sold in 2002 to Michael Stanton of Kent, England and is currently being restored on the Medway River at Chatham.


  • Displacement 120 t.
  • Length 112'
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: One twin 20mm Oerlikon
  • One Mercedes Benz V12 700kw magnetic pulse generator and two 6-cylinder Gardiner 60kw diesel generators
  • Propulsion: Two 700kw Mercedes Benz V12 diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    RBNS Ougree (M 483)
    MSI-95 130k Photo by Raphodon
    Photo added 16 August 2019
    Robert Hurst
    MSI-95 78k c. 1968
    MSI-95 143k Fritz De Loddere
    MSI-95 83k c. 1985
    On a sand bank on the Schelde (Holland). Fritz De Loddere is standing third form the left. Ougree was on the sand bank for
    12 hours
    MSI-95 122k
    MSI-95 131k
    MSI-95 121k
    MSI-95 314k Moored in the River Medway off Chatham Dockyard, Kent, England
    Photo by Nilfanion
    Robert Hurst
    Photos added 16 August 2019

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