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YMS-14



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Sugar - How

YMS-14 sank 11 January 1945

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 1 July 1941 by the Rice Brothers Corp., Boothbay, ME
  • Launched 13 June 1942
  • Completed 7 October 1942
  • Sunk in collision with Herndon (DD 638) in Boston Harbor, 11 January 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 April 1945.

    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, two shafts.
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