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Call sign:
Nan - Peter - How - Charlie

YMS-301 served the Navies of the United States, the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 November 1942 by William F. Stone and Son, Oakland, CA
  • Launched 1 May 1943
  • Completed 11 September 1943 and commissioned USS YMS-301
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 17 August 1945 and reclassified T-605
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet 31 August 1945
  • Transferred to the People's Republic of China 11 February 1955 and struck from the Soviet Union Navy list
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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