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Yms-1 Class Minesweepers of the United States Navy - USS Robin, USS Waxbill, USS Cardinal, USS Redhead, USS Brant, USS James M. Gilliss (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
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Yms-1 Class Minesweepers of the United States Navy - USS Robin, USS Waxbill, USS Cardinal, USS Redhead, USS Brant, USS James M. Gilliss (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: USS Robin, USS Waxbill, USS Cardinal, USS Redhead, USS Brant, USS James M. Gilliss, USS Mockingbird, USS Kite, USS Merganser, USS Swallow, USS Harkness, USS Brambling, USS Rhea, USS Lorikeet, USS Reedbird, USS Magpie, USS Grouse, USS Pelican, USS Heron, USS Bunting, USS Turkey, USS Lark, USS Sanderling, USS Barbet, USS Lapwing, USS Albatross, USS Gull, USS Bobolink, USS Seagull, USS Curlew, USS Verdin, USS Simon Newcomb, USS Osprey, USS Grackle, USS Hawk, USS Condor, USS Siskin, USS Redpoll, HMS BYMS-2203, USS Linnet, USS Grosbeak, USS Swan, USS Ostrich, USS Hornbill, USS Nightingale, USS Goldfinch, USS McMinnville, USS Hummer, USS Chatterer, USS YMS-328, USS Firecrest, USS Flamingo, USS Partridge, HMS BYMS-2282, USS Plover, USS Jackdaw, USS Egret, USS Parrakeet, USS Courser, USS Crossbill, USS YMS-416, USS Chauvenet, USS Fulmar, USS Flicker, USS YMS-50, USS Courlan, USS Crow, USS YMS-477. Excerpt: USS Robin (MSC(O)-53/AMS-53/YMS-311) was a YMS-1-class minesweeper of the YMS-135 subclass built for the United States Navy during World War II. Robin was laid down as YMS-311 on 7 May 1943 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York; launched 6 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. John W. Bradbury; completed on 5 November 1943; and commissioned on 6 November 1943, Lt. (jg.) Hamilton Young, USNR, in command. Following shakedown in Chesapeake Bay, YMS-311 headed south and on 23 December reported for duty to Commander, Caribbean Sea Frontier. From January to mid-May 1944, she served in the Curacao-Aruba area, escorting freighters and oilers to and from convoy rendezvous points. Then ordered to the Pacific Ocean, the YMS proceeded to Panama, thence continued on to California and Hawaii. Arriving at Pearl Harbor at the end of July, she underwent further training in August, then steamed west to the Admiralties. On 11 October, ..

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2011
First published: June 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-72996-1
Barcode: 9781155729961
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-72996-X

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