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MMC-15


MMC-15 was built in Denmark.



Call sign:
Oscar - Victor - Lima - Papa

MMC-4 Class Minelayer/Danish Falster Class Minelayer:

  • Laid down 4 October 1962 as MMC-15 by Frederikshavn Vaerft, Denmark under the "offshore" account of the International Logistics Program
  • Launched 5 March 1963
  • Completed 29 April 1964 and commissioned in the Royal Danish Navy as HDMS Moen (N 82)
  • Decommissioned 22 October 2004
  • Scrapped in June 2006 at Frederikshavn.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,900 t.
  • Length 252' 6"
  • Beam 41'
  • Draft 10'
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 120
  • Armament: Two 3"/50 dual purpose mounts and 400 mines
  • Propulsion: Two 4,800shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    HDMS Moen (N 82)
    MMC-15 54k Royal Danish Naval Museum Archives photo Joe Radigan
    MMC-15 169k c. 1970
    Off the south coast of England
    Photo courtesy of Wright and Logan
    Robert Hurst
    Moen
    MMC-15 97k c. June 2006
    Frederikshavn, Denmark
    At scrapyard
    Photo by Pieter Inpyn
    Shipspotting Website
    MMC-15 126k
    MMC-15 119k

    There is no DANFS history currently available for MMC-15
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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