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Call sign:
November - Quebec - Victor - Mike


YMS-462 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union.

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper: Laid down 5 April 1943 as a Submarine Chaser, PC-1427 by the C. Hilterbrant Drydock Co., Kingston, NY; Reclassified as a Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1427, 8 April 1943; Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-462, 27 September 1943; Launched 11 October 1943; Completed 9 June 1944; Transferred to the Soviet Union 12 April 1945 as T-184; Scrapped in 1954.

Specifications: Displacement 270 t.; Length 136'; Beam 24' 6"; Draft 8'; Speed 15 kts; Complement 32; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, two dcp; Propulsion two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.

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