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Sank 20 February 1943
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:Laid down 14 July 1941 by the Western Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WALaunched 18 December 1941Completed 21 July 1942Foundered and sunk 20 February 1943 off Coos Bay, OR.
Specifications:Displacement 270 t.Length 136'Beam 24' 6"Draft 8'Speed 15 kts.Complement 32Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 20mm mounts and two depth charge projectorsPropulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt reduction gear, two shafts.
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||Envelope post marked 21 February 1984, Coos Bay, OR
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