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° 24'N, 120° 33'E
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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