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YMS-435



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Xray - Queen


YMS-435 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 11 May 1944 by the J. M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corp., Tacoma, WA
  • Launched 30 September 1944
  • Completed 5 March 1945
  • Transferred on Lend-Lease to the Soviet Union 15 May 1945 and reclassified T-526
  • Assigned to the Northern Pacific Fleet 5 June 1945
  • Participated in the Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Japan 11 - 25 August 1945 offensive operation
  • Placed out of service 17 October 1955 and laid up
  • Scrapped 11 July 1956
  • Struck from the Navy Register 29 October 1956.

    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-435 43k Line drawing of T-526
    Photo from the book "Flot SSSR, Korabli i suda lendliza" (Soviet Navy. Lend-lease Warships and Vessels) by S. S. Berezhnoi
    Alex I. Khomenko
    Kiev, Ukraine

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-435
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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