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YMS-456



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yoke - Fox

ex-PCS-1409


YMS-456 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 4 October 1943 as Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1409 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, NY
  • Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-456, 26 September 1943
  • Launched 11 December 1943
  • Completed 21 August 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union under lend lease 16 May 1945 as T-191
  • Scrapped in 1954.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 320 t.
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 6' 1"
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 33
  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    YMS-456 176k Courtesy of D.M. McPherson, 1974
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 85465
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for YMS-456
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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