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YMS-101



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Fox - Easy

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 22 July 1941 by the Astoria Marine Construction Co., Astoria, OR
  • Launched 20 June 1942
  • Completed 17 July 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 June 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in October 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    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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    YMS-101 76k c. 1945
    Hawaii
    Moored between an unidentified Patrol Craft Sweeper and SC-505. Across the pier is PC-602
    David Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-101
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