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YMS-365



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Queen - Sugar

Sunk 26 June 1945

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 2 December 1942 by the Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, NY
  • Launched 26 June 1943
  • Completed 28 August 1943
  • Damaged by mine at Balikpapan, Borneo and sunk by U.S. forces 26 June 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 July 1945.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 270 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 50
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt reduction gear, two shafts.
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