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YMS-350



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Tare - Victor

Sunk 2 July 1944

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 12 October 1942 by Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 29 January 1943
  • Completed 27 September 1943
  • Sunk by a mine 2 July 1944 off Utah Beach, Normandy, France at 4938' N., 0135' W
  • Struck from the Navy list 22 August 1944.

    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 projectiles
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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