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YMS-413



Call sign:
Nan - Peter - Peter - Charlie


YMS-413 served the Navies of the United States and South Korea.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 January 1944 by the Bellingham Marine Railway and Boat Building Co., Bellingham, WA
  • Launched 4 July 1944
  • Completed 26 October 1944
  • Commissioned USS YMS-413
  • Struck from the Navy Register 28 January 1947
  • Transferred to South Korea 6 April 1947 and named Kwang Chu (YMS 503)
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 270 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 13 kts.
  • Complement 50
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount and two 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    YMS-413 197k . David Richter

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    YMS-413
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    Association of Minemen
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