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Country of Origin: Japan

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 Name    Pendant     Launched     Commissioned   Status
 SOUYA   MMC-951     1971         1971           Scrapped


The SOUYA is a coastal minesweeper also can serve as a minesweeper support ship, an anti-submarine escort, and a mine countermeasures force command ship. She has a platform aft for a Kawasaki KV-107 minesweeping helicopter (a variant of the US CH-46 Sea Knight ); no hangar is provided.

There are two mine rails outboard of the hull aft, and...

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