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HMS BYMS-2232
ex-HMS J-1032
ex-YMS-232


BYMS-2232 served only in the Royal Navy.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 12 January 1943 as YMS-232 by Frank L. Sample, Jr., Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Launched 26 April 1943
  • Completed 7 September 1943
  • Transferred to Great Britain 8 September 1943 and reclassified HMS J-1032
  • Reclassified HMS BYMS-2232
  • Returned to U.S. custody 10 November 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 13 December 1946
  • Destroyed in March 1948.

    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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    Association of Minemen
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