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YMS-129



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Oboe - Item

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 27 May 1941 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA
  • Launched 18 December 1941
  • Completed 17 July 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 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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    YMS-129 166k Edward C. Daly (DE 17) lies moored at Finger Bay, Adak, 3 March 1944. The motor minesweeper YMS-129 lies moored to a buoy in the background
    National Archives photo 80-G-221595
    Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-129
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