Allied Warships

USS YMS-374 (YMS-374)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byWeaver Shipyards (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered13 Apr 1942 
Laid down31 Jan 1943 
Launched17 Feb 1944 
Commissioned31 May 1944 
End service6 Jan 1956 

Named Kite and reclassified as motor minesweeper (AMS-22) on 18 February 1947
Reclassified as coastal minesweeper (old) MSC(O)-22 on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned on 6 January 1956
Transferred to South Korea being renamed Kim Po


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Notable events involving YMS-374 include:

21 Dec 1944
USS Charr (Cdr. F.D. Boyle, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Doherty (Lt. W.J. O'Brien, USNR), USS Cabana (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Bence, USNR), USS Sicard (Lt. J.W. Botten, USN), USS YMS 193, USS YMS 235, USS YMS 374, USS Blower (Cdr. J.H. Campbell, USN), USS Ronquil (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Monroe, USN) and USS Threadfin (Cdr. J.J. Foote, USN).

19 Jul 1945
USS Balao (Lt.Cdr. R.K. Worthington, USN) arrived at Saipan. She was escorted in by USS YMS 374.

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