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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive
BYMS-2051 was built for Great Britain.
BYMS-1 Class Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 4 July 1942 as BYMS-51 by the Gibbs Corp., Jacksonville, FLLaunched 18 September 1942Completed 15 April 1943Transferred to Great Britain as J-851, 5 May 1943Renamed BYMS-2051Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in August 1947Returned to U.S. custody 1 September 1947 and soldFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 270 t.
Beam 24' 6"
Speed 15 kts.
Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm, and two dcp
Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and KNobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||c. April 1946
There is no DANFS history available for BYMS-2051
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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