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YMS-359



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - George - Queen

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 12 September 1942 by Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, NY
  • Launched 9 April 1943
  • Completed 20 August 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 7 February 1947
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 6 January 1948 and sold
  • Sunk in the middle of Lake Washington straight out from Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA at a depth of 200 feet.

    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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    Association of Minemen
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