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YMS-383



Call sign:
Nan - Fox - Roger - Yoke

Foundered 9 October 1945

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 29 April 1942 by the Colberg Boat Work, Stockton, CA
  • Launched 29 September 1942
  • Completed 24 February 1943
  • Foundered in Typhoon Louise off of Okinawa 9 October 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 24 October 1945.

    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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    Commanding Officers
    01LT H. C. May, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-383
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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