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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
November - Foxtrot - Quebec - Uniform

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 30 April 1942 by the Colberg Boat Work, Stockton, CA; Launched 17 October 1942; Completed 9 April 1943. Grounded during Typhoon Louise at Buckner Bay, Okinawa 9 October 1945. Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946; Destroyed 12
January 1946.

Specifications: Displacement 270 t.; Length 136'; Beam 24' 6"; Draft 8'; Speed 15 kts; Complement 32; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, two dcp; Propulsion two 1,000 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.

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