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Call sign: November - Bravo - Juliet - Sierra
YMS-26 served the Navies of the United States and France.
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 15 December 1941 as YMS-26 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, NYLaunched 28 February 1942Completed 16 June 1942Transferred to France 10 March 1944 and named Pimpernelle (D 211)Sold to France 21 March 1949Struck from the Naval Register 28 April 1949Reclassified D-352 in 1947, then D-09 in August 1948 and M-649 in 1951Reclassified Q-320Decommissioned 12 June 1962 and struck from the French Navy listScrapped.
Specifications:Displacement 270 t.Length 136'Beam 24' 6"Draft 8'Speed 15 kts.Complement 32Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts, and two depth charge projectorsPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
There is no DANFS history available for YMS-26
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