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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Jig - Uncle

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 27 November 1942 by the Seattle Ship Building and Dry Dock Co., Seattle, WA
  • Launched 20 February 1943
  • Completed 9 July 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 15 August 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 28 February 1948 and sold
  • Registered in 1950 to C. F. Stabbert of Seattle, WA as the miscellaneous use vessel Willis Shank out of Seattle
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 270 t.
    1950 - 208 t.
  • Length 136'
    1950 - 126.1'
  • Beam 24' 6"
    1950 - 25'
  • Draft 8'
    1950 - 11.3'
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 32
    1950 - Eight
  • 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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