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BAY (M-80) class

Country of Origin: Australia

ship list

 Name           Pendant     Launched        Commissioned    Status
 RUSHCUTTER     M-80        May 8, 1986     Nov. 1, 1986    Stricken
 SHOALWATER     M-81        June 26, 1987   Oct. 10, 1987   Stricken


The BAY class was a pair of small experimental inshore minesweepers developed for the Australian navy. The vessels were not considered a success and were both decommissioned within a decade of entering service.

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