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YMS-235



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Roger - George

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 July 1942 by Stadium Yacht Basin Inc., Cleveland, OH
  • Launched 15 February 1943
  • Completed 20 July 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 August 1946
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in April 1947 and sold
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    YMS-235 57k . Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    Commanding Officers
    01LT C. R. Esterbrooks, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-235
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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