Allied Warships

USS YMS-50 (YMS-50)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantYMS-50 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down16 Jul 1941 
Launched6 Jun 1942 
Commissioned3 Aug 1942 
Lost18 Jun 1945 
Loss position1° 18'S, 116° 49'E
History

Mined and damaged off Balikpapan, Borneo, Netherlands East Indies in position 01º18'S, 116º49'E and scuttled by the light cruiser USS Denver.

 

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