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Sank 20 February 1943

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 14 July 1941 by the Western Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA; Launched, 18 December 1941; Completed 21 July 1942; Commissioned, (date unknown); Foundered and sunk, 20 February 1943 at Coos Bay, OR; Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown).

Specifications: Displacement 270 t.; Length 136'; Beam 24' 6"; Draft 8'; Speed 15 kts; Complement 32; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, 2 dcp; Propulsion two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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There is no DANFS history available for YMS-133 at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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