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YMS-313



Call sign:
Nan - Peter - Roger - Oboe

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 30 May 1942 by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CA
  • Launched 23 February 1943
  • Completed 12 June 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 10 June 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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    YMS-313 76k 27 May 1946
    Olongapo Dock, Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines
    Photo from LT Herbert R. Gohmann, XO, YMS-313
    Robert Walker

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-313
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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