USS YMS-309 (YMS-309)
Minesweeper of the YMS class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Henry B. Nevins Inc. (City Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1943|
|Launched||17 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Sep 1943|
|History||Stricken on 5 June 1946|
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Notable events involving YMS-309 include:
Participated in the invasion of Okinawa. Swept mines on both the western and eastern side of Okinawa. After the war was ordered to Sasebo,Japan,Nov.1945,to sweep for new type acoustic mines. Late Nov. ordered to Inland Sea where she swept mines at Hiroshima channels and the naval harbour of Kure. Returned to Pearl harbour in late Dec. 1945. (1)
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