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YMS-341



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - King - Yoke

Foundered 16 September 1945

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 May 1943 by the Seattle Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Seattle, WA
  • Launched 21 August 1943
  • Completed 11 December 1943
  • Foundered in Typhoon Ida off Okinawa 16 September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 24 October 1945.

    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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    Commanding Officers
    01LT H. O. Arend, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-341
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    102 Minesweepers (MSO) Oceangoing Minesweepers Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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