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YMS-184



Call sign:
Nan - Yoke - Zebra - Zebra


YMS-184 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 29 May 1942 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, NY
  • Launched 18 July 1942
  • Completed, 25 January 1943
  • Transferred 19 July 1945 to the Soviet Union and reclassified T-595
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 1 August 1945
  • Placed out of service 7 October 1955 and scrapped.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 215 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 13 kts
  • Complement 50
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    T-595 55k T-595
    T-595 144k Photo from the book "Flot SSSR, Korabli i suda lendliza" (Soviet Navy. Lend-lease Warships and Vessels) by
    S. S. Berezhnoi.
    Alex I. Khomenko
    Kiev, Ukraine

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG R. J. McConachie, USNR1945
    02LTJG R. L. Carington, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-184.
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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