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Nan - Easy - Love - Yoke
Sunk 18 June 1945
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 16 July 1941 by the Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, NYLaunched 6 June 1942Completed 3 August 1942Damaged 17 December 1943 by a bomber off New Britian, New GuineaStruck a mine 18 June 1945 at 01°18'S., 116°49'E. off Balikpapan area, Borneo and sunk by U. S. forces the same day.
Specifications:Displacement 270 t.Length 136'Beam 24' 6"Draft 6' 1"Speed 13 kts.Complement 33Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts, two depth charge tracks and two depth charge projectorsPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.
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