Iranian Navy – Mine Warfare Ships

Mine Warfare Ships

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MSC 268 Class minesweeper LOA 146′ TDISP 380 tons. US Built (4 transferred to Iran from Mutual Aid, 1 sunk, likely only 1 left, service since 1960)

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USS Parrot MSC-197 was completed to a similar design, 1961. US Navy Official Photo / Public domain

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Information from Jane’s Fighting Ships suggests this may be the IRIS Shahrokh MSC 31, AXT 301, the only unit active in the Caspian Sea, normally used as a training vessel.

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