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YMS-116



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Zebra - Tare

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 26 June 1941 by the San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA
  • Launched 20 April 1942
  • Completed 31 October 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 15 August 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in February 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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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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