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YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 7 May 1941 by the C. Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NYLaunched 1 October 1941Completed 14 May 1942Struck from the Naval Register 19 June 1946Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in December 1947Fate unknown.
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.
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