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YMS-29



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Easy - Baker



YMS-29 served the Navies of the United States and France.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 30 January 1942 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, NY
  • Launched 11 April 1942
  • Completed 29 July 1942
  • Transferred to France 2 October 1944 and named Jasmin (D 335)
  • Sold to France 21 March 1949
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 April 1949
  • Reclassified D-23 and M-663
  • Decommissioned 5 June 1963
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    YMS-29 76k . Earl K. Nansen
    via Dirk Nansen
    YMS-15 23k Alongside YMS-15. Pati Braun

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-29
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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