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YMS-85 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 2 June 1941 by Henry C. Grebe and Co., Chicago, ILLaunched 19 March 1942Completed 30 June 1942Transferred to the Soviet Union 17 August 1945 and reclassified T-604Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 31 August 1945Struck from the Naval Register 29 October 1946Struck from the Soviet Navy list 25 June 1956Sunk 28 June 1956 in the Sea of Japan in agreement with the United States.
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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