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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yoke - How


YMS-457 served the Navies of the United States and the Soviet Union

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper/YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Planned as Patrol Craft Sweeper, PCS-1410 but reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-457, 26 September 1943
  • Laid down 17 November 1943 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, NY
  • Launched 8 January 1944
  • Completed 13 September 1944
  • Transferred to the Soviet Union 31 March 1945 and reclassified T-182
  • Assigned to the Northern Pacific Fleet 28 June 1945
  • Placed out of service 18 December 1954 and used as a diving boat
  • Reclassified VM-77, 12 January 1955
  • Laid up 12 March 1955
  • Scrapped 11 July 1956.


  • 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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    YMS-457 49k Photo from the book "Flot SSSR, Korabli i suda lendliza" (Soviet Navy. Lend-lease Warships and Vessels) by S. S. Berezhnoi Original photo: Alex I. Khomenko
    Kiev, Ukraine
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
    YMS-457 51k Photo from Soviet Navy in World War II Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for YMS-457
    Additional Resources and Websites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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