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ex-HMS J-1034

BYMS-2234 served only in the Royal Navy.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 27 April 1943 as YMS-234 by Frank L. Sample, Jr., Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • Launched 4 September 1943
  • Completed 1 November 1943
  • Transferred to Great Britain 2 November 1943 and reclassified HMS J-1034
  • Reclassified HMS BYMS-2234
  • Struck from the Naval Register 20 August 1947
  • Returned to U.S. custody 12 February 1948
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in May 1948
  • 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 projectors
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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