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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive
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YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 26 June 1941 by the Wheeler Ship Building Corp., Brooklyn, NYLaunched 7 May 1942Completed 2 July 1942Destroyed 24 October 1945 and struck from the Naval Register.
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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