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YMS-36



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Roger - How



YMS-36 served the Navies of the United States and France.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 6 October 1941 as YMS-36 by the C. Hiltebrant Dry Dock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Launched, 21 January 1942
  • Completed 31 July 1942 and commissioned USS YMS-36
  • Transferred to France 24 October 1944 as Campanule (D 321)
  • Sold to France, 21 March 1949
  • Struck from the Navy Register 28 April 1949
  • Reclassified D-21 and M-661
  • Decommissioned 8 March 1961.
  • 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 dcp
  • 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-36 104k c. 1957
    French Navy photo from the 1958/1959 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-36 at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site.
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