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MSB12 minesweeping boat (1945/1961)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

MSB12 (ex-MSB4)

Mare Is N Yd, Vallejo, USA: MSB12

1945 // 12/1961: MSB4

none

none

late 1990s: MSB12


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Names

MSB12 (ex-MSB4)

Builders

Mare Is N Yd, Vallejo, USA: MSB12

Commissioned

1945 // 12/1961: MSB4

Losses

none

Transfers

none Discarding late 1990s: MSB12


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

42

Length, m

17.5

Breadth, m4.80
Draught, m1.30
No of shafts2
Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.300
Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, tdiesel oil 15.8
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement6


Standard scale images


MSB12 1961
MSB12 1961


Ship project history


Small minesweeping boat intended for harbour service, built for US Army and transferred to USN in 1949.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

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