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YMS-358



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Easy - William


YMS-358 served the Navies of the United States and South Korea.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 9 September 1942 by Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, NY
  • Launched 22 March 1943
  • Completed 6 August 1943and commissioned USS YMS-358
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 January 1947
  • Transferred to South Korea 6 April 1947 and named Kyong Chu (YMS 502)
  • Renamed Gyeongju
  • 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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