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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


YMS-75 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 22 July 1941 by the Weaver Brothers Shipyards, Orange, TX
  • Launched 26 May 1942
  • Completed 22 February 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 19 July 1945 and reclassified T-590
  • Assigned to the Northern Pacific Fleet 30 July 1945
  • Participated in the Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Japan 11 - 25 August 1945 offensive
  • Placed out of service 1 September 1955 and laid up
  • Struck from the Soviet Navy list 25 June 1956
  • Sunk in the Tartar Strait between 28 - 30 June 1956 in agreement with the United States
  • Struck from the Naval Register 29 October 1956.


  • 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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