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YMS-364



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Oboe - Yoke

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 24 November 1942 by the Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, NY
  • Launched 25 June 1943
  • Completed 21 August 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 12 March 1948
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission 3 June 1948 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 270 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 50
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount and two two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    YMS-364 69k c. 1944
    Photo by Henry J. L. Rechen
    Kathie Lillie
    YMS-364 84k c. 1944
    The 3"/50 main battery
    Photos by Henry J. L. Rechen
    YMS-364 107k
    YMS-364 289k c. 1945
    National Archives photo 80-G-345746
    Tracy White

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-364
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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