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YMS-455



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yoke - Dog

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 and reclassified T-190
  • Assigned to the Black Sea Fleet 4 August 1945
  • Placed out of service 18 December 1954 and clasified as a degaussing ship
  • Reclassified 12 January 1955 SBR-124
  • Scrapped 28 January 1958.

    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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    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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