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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive
Nan - Baker - Victor - Able
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 19 June 1941 by Robert Jacobs, Inc., City Island, NYLaunched 14 March 1942Completed 23 April 1942Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1946Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in March 1948Registered in 1950 to Gladys L. Salveson of Shaw, WA as the yacht Sea Tramp out of Bellingham, WAFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 270 t.1950 - 251 t.Length 136'1950 - 126.2'Beam 24' 6"1950 - 25'Draft 8'1950 - 11.3'Speed 15 kts.Complement 321950 - ThreeArmament: 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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