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YMS-378



Call sign:
Nan - Dog - Jig - Nan

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 3 March 1943 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, NY
  • Launched 27 April 1943
  • Completed 7 September 1943
  • Damaged by mine at Normandy 30 July 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register 16 September 1944
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in February 1946
  • Sold 1 August 1947
  • 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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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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