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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

160)YMS 60 AUX MINESWEEPER



Photo. www.navsource.org By Robert Hurst


YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:


Laid down, 19 September 1941 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL


Launched, 19 January 1942


Completed, 2 May 1942


Decommissioned, (date unknown); Struck from the NavaRegister, 10 June 1947. Fate unknown.


Specifications:


Displacement 320 t.


Length 136'


Beam 24' 6"


Draft 6' 1"


Speed 13 kts


Complement 33


Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, two dct, two dcp


Propulsion two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.



 

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