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ex-HMS J-1010

Borndiep call sign:
Papa - Alpha - November - Echo

BYMS-2210 served the Navies of Great Britian and The Netherlands.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 April 1942 as YMS-210 by Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, NY
  • Launched, 7 September 1942
  • Completed 19 April 1943 and transferred to Great Britain as HMS J-1010
  • Renamed HMS BYMS-2210
  • Returned to U.S. custody 10 April 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission for disposal
  • Sold in April 1946 to The Netherlands and named HNLMS Borndiep (M 831)
  • Reclassified A-905
  • Reclassified as a Diving Vessel, MV-34 in 1957
  • Struck from the Naval Register 16 September 1947
  • Struck from The Netherlands Navy list in 1962
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 1,000bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    HNLMS Borndiep (M 831)
    YMS-210 51k . Arie van Mazijk
    YMS-210 64k
    YMS-210 87k Model of Borndiep (M 831)
    HNLMS Borndiep (A 905)
    YMS-210 45k c. 1951 Robert Hurst
    HNLMS Borndiep (MV 34)
    YMS-210 212k Borndiep underway with Duerloo (MV 35) in the backgroung Arie van Mazijk
    YMS-210 56k Moored outboard of Marsdiep (MV 37) and Texelstroom (MV 39)
    YMS-210 66k .

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