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YMS-139



Call sign:
Nan - William - Vice - William


YMS-139 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 January 1943 by the Astoria Marine Construction Co., Astoria, OR
  • Launched 19 May 1943
  • Completed 24 June 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 19 July 1945 and reclassified T-594
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 1 August 1945
  • Placed out of service 1 September 1955 and scrapped.

    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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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG F. W. Cook, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-139
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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