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LOIRE (A-615) class

Country of Origin: France

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 Name       Pendant   Launched         Commissioned     Status

 LOIRE      A-615     Oct. 1, 1966     Oct. 10, 1967    Stricken
 RHIN       A-621     March 17, 1962   March 1, 1964    Stricken


Designed for use as tenders. LOIRE served as a mine countermeasures support ship (MCS) until she was stricken in 2009. She was scheduled to be replaced by BOUGAINVILLE (L-9077), but that plan was dropped. RHIN served as a repair...

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