Allied Warships

USS YMS-48 (YMS-48)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantYMS-48 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down27 Jun 1941 
Launched15 May 1942 
Commissioned14 Jul 1942 
Lost14 Feb 1945 
Loss position14.24N, 120.33E
History

Sunk by USS Fletcher north of Corregidor, Philippines in position 14º24'N, 120º33'E, after being damaged by Japanese shore batteries.

 

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