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YMS-391



Call sign:
Nan - George - How - Jig

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 9 November 1942 by Stadium Yacht Basin, Inc., Cleveland, OH
  • Launched 8 May 1943
  • Completed 19 September 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 10 June 1947
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 13 November 1947 and sold
  • 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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    YMS-391 & 400 47k Moored outboard of YMS-400. R. J. Oliver

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-391
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen

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