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YMS-462



Call sign:
November - Quebec - Victor - Mike

ex-PCS-1427
ex-PC-1427


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 and reclassified T-184
  • Assigned to the Northern Pacific Fleet 28 June 1945
  • Reclassified as a diving boat, VM-78 12 January 1955
  • Placed out of service 18 December 1955
  • Laid up 12 March 1955
  • Scrapped 9 June 1956.

    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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