Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive

YMS-269



Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Peter - Able

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 15 April 1942 by the Bellingham Marine Railway and Boat Building Co., Bellingham, WA
  • Launched 7 September 1942
  • Completed 23 February 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 10 June 1947
  • Destroyed in June 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.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    YMS-269 243k c. 1943 Rick Brenden
    YMS-269 256k

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-269
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To the Mine Warfare Ship Photo Index Back to the Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper (YMS) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History