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YMS-30

Sunk 25 January 1944

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down in 1941 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, NY
  • Launched in April 1942
  • Struck a mine off Anzio Beach, Italy and sank, 25 January 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register 12 February 1944.

    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 dcp
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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