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YMS 378

Built by Greenport Basin & Construction Co. (Greenport, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.)
Laid down 3rd March 1943. Launched: 27th April 1943. Commissioned: 7th September 1943. Complement: 50 men. Tonnage: 245 tons. Length: 136 feet. Beam: 22 feet 9 inches. Draft: 6 feet 3 inches. Speed: 14•5 knots. Armament: 0ne 3 inch. Propulsion: Two 900 bhp General Motors diesels, two shafts. Call sign: N.D.J.N.
30th July 1944. Heavily damaged by a mine off Normandy, France, in position 49•33N, 01•14W. YMS 378 considered herself lucky. Badly holed by a near miss, she managed to limp back to England under tow. However, her innards were so mangled she was written off as a constructive total loss.
16th September 1944.
Stuck from the Naval Register.
1st August 1947. Sold.
Lying at Freeman’s Wharf, Stonehouse in 1981.

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