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YMS-1



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Easy - How

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 March 1941 by Henry B. Nevins Inc., City Island, NY
  • Launched 10 January 1942
  • Completed 25 March 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in March 1948
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 270 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 32
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts, and two depth charge projectors
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    YMS-1 101k Launching
    Courtesy of the City Island Nautical Museum
    Tom Nye

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-1 at the Haze Gray & Underway Website
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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