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YMS-293



Call sign:
Nan - George - Uncle - Mike

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 22 April 1943 by Associated Shipbuilders, Seattle, WA
  • Launched 7 July 1943
  • Completed and delivered 12 October 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 September 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in February 1948
  • 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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    YMS-293 115k Moored between an unidentified YMS and YMS-238 Dave Page
    Son of Raymond H. Page
    Crew Member YMS-293
    YMS-293 103k c. 1945 Richard H. Barnes
    YMS-293 79k
    YMS-293 56k c. 1945
    Alongside YDG-10.
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 84978
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG A. J. Moore, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-293
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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