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YMS-122



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Jig - Dog

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 15 May 1941 by the Krause and Banks Shipbuilding Co., Inc., North Bend, OR
  • Launched 2 June 1942
  • Completed 24 September 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in January 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-122 208 Off the Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 October 1942
    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1977
    U.S. Navy photo NH 85825
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    YMS-122
    111912202
    271k U.S. Navy minesweeper YMS-122 by Victor C. West Coll., Coos Historical and Maritime Museum, CHMM 009-16.174. Photo by oregonencyclopedia.org

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