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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - George - Yoke - Charlie

YMS-295 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 10 July 1943 by the Associated Shipbuilders, Seattle, WA
  • Launched 11 August 1943
  • Completed and delivered 9 November 1943
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 19 July 1945 and reclassified T-599
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 1 August 1945
  • Participated in the landings at Otomari (Korsakov), Japan 25 August 1945
  • Sunk in the Sea of Japan between 28 - 30 June 1956 in agreement with the United States
  • Struck from the Navy Register 29 October 1956.


  • 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 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LT R. W. Wolfe, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-295
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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