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YMS-300



Call sign:
Nan - Peter - Easy - Zebra

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 15 June 1942 by William F. Stone and Son, Oakland, CA
  • Launched 7 December 1942
  • Completed 3 July 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 7 February 1947
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in March 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-300 212k c. 1945/1946
    San Francisco Bay
    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 81015
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-300
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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