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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Able - Mike - Nan

YMS-1 Class Auxilary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 13 May 1941 by the Burger Boat Co., Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Launched 28 March 1942
  • Completed 3 August 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 20 March 1946
  • Transferred to the War Assets Administration in March 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 320 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 6' 1"
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts, two depth charge tracks 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-107 39k . Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Carl Raymond Cunningham, Jr., USN1942
    Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-107
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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