M278

CountryGermany
Ship ClassM-class Minesweeper
Builder NameRickmers
Yard Number240
Launched25 Jan 1944
Commissioned18 Apr 1944

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ww2dbaseGerman minesweeper M278 was completed in Apr 1944. She was surrendered in May 1945. She was transferred to the United States in Feb 1951 and was renamed M202. She returned to German service in Aug 1956 as Seestern, and was made an accommodation ship in Jan 1960.

Last Major Revision: Jun 2019




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