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YMS-459



Call sign:
November - Quebec - Yankee - Lima

ex-PCS-1412


PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper/YMS-1 Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 12 January 1944 as Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1412 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, NY; Reclassified as a Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-459, 26 September 1943; Launched 8 April 1944; Completed 30 October 1944; Destroyed 12 January 1946; Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946.

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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