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MaSS

stepping stones of maritime history

History

Sunk by an German air attack off Brixham during trials.
Salvaged in October 1942.
Repaired and served with the Royal Navy.

Description

Type: mine sweeper,  class MMS 1
Yard: J.W. & A. Upham Shipyard (Brixham, England, U.K.)

Commisioned: 6 July 1942

Tonnage:  219 tns
Dimensions:  36,4 x 7,2 x 2,5 m

Complement: 18

Propulsion: Diesel motor, 480 pk
Speed: 10 knots
Armament: 2 x 12,7 mm mitrailleur

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