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Sunk 16 September 1945
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 20 September 1943 by Henry C. Grebe and Co., Chicago, IL; Launched 15 April 1944; Completed 3 March 1945; Foundered in a typhoon off Okinawa 16 September 1945; Struck from the Navy Register 24 October 1945.
Specifications: Displacement 270 t.; Length 136'; Beam 24' 6"; Draft 8'; Speed 13 kts; Complement 50; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount; Propulsion two 880 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.
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