Allied Warships

USS YMS-56 (YMS-56)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byGibbs Gas Engine Co. (Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down30 May 1941 
Launched6 Dec 1941 
Commissioned18 Mar 1942 
End service 


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Notable events involving YMS-56 include:

13 Dec 1943
USS YMS-56 picks up 8 survivors from the American tanker McDowell that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-516 about 30 miles north of Aruba in position 13°08'N, 70°02'W.

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