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

161)YMS 76 AUX MINESWEEPER



Photo. www.navsource.org By Historical Collection of the Great Lakes.


YMS 76 stern seen alongside YMS 78.


YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:


Laid down, 25 April 1941 by the Stadium Yacht Basin, Cleveland, OH


Launched, 8 November 1941


Completed, 4 June 1942


Decommissioned, (date unknown)


Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1946. Fate unknown.


Specifications:


Displacement 270 t


Length 136'


Beam 24' 6"


Draft 8'


Speed 15 kts


Complement 32


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


Propulsion two General Motors diesel engines, two shafts.



 

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