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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 as 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.

Specifications: Displacement 120 t.; Length 112'; Beam 23'; Draft 8'; Speed 15 kts; Complement 21; Armament one twin 20mm Oerliken; 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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MSI-95 78k c. 1968 Robert Hurst
MSI-95 143k . Fritz De Loddere
MSI-95 83k c. 1985
On a sandbank on the Schelde (Holland). Fritz De Loddere is standing third form the left. Ougree was on the sandbank for
12 hours.
Fritz De Loddere
MSI-95 122k . Fritz De Loddere
MSI-95 131k . Fritz De Loddere
MSI-95 121k . Fritz De Loddere

There is no DANFS history currently available for MSI-95.
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen

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