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YMS-128



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Nan - Nan

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 26 December 1941 by the J. H. Martinac Shipbuilding Corp., Tacoma, WA
  • Launched 27 June 1942
  • Completed and commissioned 10 December 1942 under the command of LT John O. Phillips, Jr., USNR
  • Decommissioned 1 March 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in November 1946
  • 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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    Association of Minemen
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