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HMS BYMS-2229
ex-HMS J-1029
ex-YMS-229


BYMS-2229 served the Navies of Great Britain and Greece.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 7 September 1942 as YMS-229 by Frank L. Sample, Jr., Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Launched 11 January 1943
  • Completed 5 June 1943, transferred to Great Britain and reclassified HMS J-1029
  • Reclassified HMS BYMS-2229
  • Returned to U.S. custody 15 December 1943, transferred to Greece the same day and named Patmos
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 September 1952
  • Struck from the Greek Navy list in 1966
  • 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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