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YMS-455



Call sign:
November - Quebec - Yankee - Delta

ex-PCS-1408


YMS-455 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper/YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 21 August 1943 as Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1408 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, NY; Reclassified as a Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-455, 27 September 1943; Launched 13 November 1943; Completed 21 July 1944; Transferred to the Soviet Union under lend lease 30 May 1945 as T-190; Scrapped in 1954.

Specifications: Displacement 320 t.; Length 136'; Beam 24' 6"; Draft 6' 1"; Speed 12 kts; Complement 33; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, 2 dcp; Propulsion two 880shp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, two shafts.


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