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YMS-463



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Victor - Oboe

ex-PCS-1428


YMS-463 served the Navies of the United States and South Korea.

YMS-1 Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 6 May 1943 as a Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1428 by the C. Hilterbrant Drydock Co., Kingston, NY
  • Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-463, 27 September 1943
  • Launched 21 March 1944
  • Completed 15 July 1944
  • Transferred to South Korea 10 May 1947 and named Kang Nung (YMS 507)
  • Struck from the Naval Register 23 December 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    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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