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YMS-47



Call sign:
Nan - Easy - Dog - Xray

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 26 June 1941 by the Wheeler Ship Building Corp., Brooklyn, NY
  • Launched 7 May 1942
  • Completed 2 July 1942
  • Destroyed 24 October 1945 and struck from the Naval Register.

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