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Call sign:
Nan - Able - Jig - Yoke

Silver Liner call sign (1948):
William - Xray - Jig - Charlie

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 21 May 1941 by Frank L. Sample, Jr., Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Launched 17 February 1942
  • Completed 29 May 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 July 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in January 1947
  • Registered in 1948 to Felice Golino of Patterson, LA as the fishing boat Silver Liner
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 270 t.
    1948 - 225 t.
  • Length 136'
    1948 - 124.7'
  • Beam 24' 6"
    1948 - 24.4'
  • Draft 8'
    1948 - 11.3'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 32
    1948 - Five
  • 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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