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YMS-158



Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Sugar - Queen

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 8 August 1942 by the Burger Boat Co., Manitowoc, WI
  • Launched 26 December 1942
  • Completed 28 May 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 June 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in April 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-158 67k c. 1943 Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LT R. D. Edwards, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-158
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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