Allied Warships

USS YMS-242 (YMS-242)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byTacoma Boat Building Co. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1942 
Launched10 Oct 1942 
Commissioned27 Mar 1943 
End service2 Apr 1958 

Reclassified as survey ship AGS-12 on 20 March 1945
Named Harkness on 24 March 1945
Reclassified as coastal survey ship AGSc-12 on 29 July 1946
Decommissioned on 22 September 1950
CReclassified as coastal minesweeper AMCU-12 on 18 August 1951
Recommissioned on 5 September 1951
Reclassified as coastal minehunter MHC-12 on 1 February 1955
Decommissioned on 2 April 1958
Stricken on 1 November 1959
Sold in 1960


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