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YMS-466



Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yoke - Victor

ex-PCS-1434


YMS-466 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 24 June 1943 as a Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1434 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-466, 27 September 1943
  • Launched 22 January 1944
  • Completed 4 July 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 31 May 1945 and reclassified T-192
  • Assigned to the Black Sea Fleet 4 August 1945
  • Placed out of service 13 December 1958 and reclassified as a degaussing ship, SBR-180
  • Scrapped 17 November 1959.

    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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