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Call sign:
Nan - Queen - Yoke - Xray


YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 June 1943 as PCS-1435 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Reclassified as an Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper, YMS-467, 27 September 1943
  • Launched 22 February 1944
  • Completed 4 August 1944
  • Present in Tokyo Bay during Japanese surrender ceremony in September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 7 February 1947
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 7 November 1947 and sold
  • Sold in 1950 to G. H. Burt and R. N. Cosulich of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, converted to a Barge and named Cosbur
  • Sold again in 1950 to British Columbia Packers, Ltd. of Vancouver
  • Sold to the Packers Steamship Co., Ltd. and renamed Cloverleaf
  • Sold in 1960 to the Northwest Shipping Co., Ltd. of Vancouver and renamed Hecate Prince
  • Sold 7 November 1969 to Compania Naviera Oleron S. A. of Panama and renamed Hecate
  • Renamed Roland in 1982
  • Disappeared from Lloyd's Register in 1993
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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