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YMS-460



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yankee - Nan

ex-PCS-1415


YMS-460 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

PCS-1356 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper/YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 8 June 1943 as a Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1415 by the Stadium Yacht Basin Inc., Cleveland, OH
  • Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-460, 27 September 1943
  • Launched 4 December 1943
  • Completed 27 May 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 5 April 1945 and named T-183
  • Scrapped in 1954.

    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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    Size Image Description Source
    YMS-460 249k 11 August 1944
    Off the coast of Massachusetts
    National Archives photo 80-G-244861
    Tracy White

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-460
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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