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YMS-352



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Uncle - William

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 12 January 1943 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 14 May 1943
  • Completed 21 October 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 July 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 2 August 1947 and sold
  • 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-352 141k San Francisco Bay, c. 1945
    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1976
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 84983
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-352
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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