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Sunk 1 October 1944
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 18 June 1942 by the Colberg Boat Work, Stockton, CA; Launched 27 October 1942; Completed 30 April 1943; Sunk by mine 1 October 1944 in Zowariau Channel, Ulithi, Caroline Islands at 09° 52' N., 139° 37' E.; Struck from the Naval Register 14
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 880shp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.
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