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Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - George - Able

YMS-82 served the Navies of the United States and France.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

,li>Laid down 24 October 1941 by the Stadium Yacht Basin, Cleveland, OH

  • Launched 13 June 1942
  • Completed 10 August 1942
  • Transferred to France 5 October 1944 and named Dahlia (D 325)
  • Sold to France 21 March 1949
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 April 1949
  • Reclassified D-05 and M-645
  • Decommissioned 29 January 1959, sold to a building materials retailer in Martinique, French West Indies and renamed Gouyer
  • Caught fire from a workers blowtorch and sank in 30 meters of water at Saint Pierre, Martinique.


  • 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 General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    YMS-82 13k Dahlia (D 325) ex-YMS-82 .

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