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HM BYMS-2284
ex-HM J-1084
ex-YMS-284


BYMS-2284 built for Great Britain

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 30 October 1942 as YMS-284 by the San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA
  • Launched 17 February 1943
  • Completed 29 August 1943
  • Transferred to Great Britain 2 November 1943 and reclassified HM J-1084
  • Reclassified HM BYMS-2284
  • Returned to U.S. custody 31 July 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 July 1947
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in October 1947
  • 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-284 153k c. 1946
    Hong Kong, BCC
    Dayne Mearns

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