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YMS-361



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Jig - Mike

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 31 October 1942 by Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, NY
  • Launched 11 June 1943
  • Completed 17 September 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 6 February 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-361 216k San Francisco Bay, c. 1945-1946
    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1976
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 79697
    Mike Green

    Commanding Officers
    01LT T. J. Morgan, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-361
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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