Allied Warships

USS YMS-268 (YMS-268)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantYMS-268 
Built byKruse & Banks Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (North Bend, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered19 Mar 1942 
Laid down1 Dec 1942 
Launched15 Apr 1943 
Commissioned28 Jun 1943 
End service17 Nov 1957 
History

Decommissioned and placed in service as a reserve training ship on 1 November 1946
Named Lapwing and reclassified as motor minesweeper AMS-48 on 1 September 1947
Recommissioned on 12 February 1951
Reclassified coastal minesweeper (Old) MSC(O)-48 on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned on 17 November 1957
Stricken on 1 November 1959

 

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