A Tribute In Honor of the
February 14th, 1945
This website was created by Marie Quilici Wagnon for Paul F Quilici, to remember and honor the ship he was was aboard World War II, the USS YMS-48.
The USS YMS-48 was sunk on February 14th, 1945 north of Corregidor, Philippines.
Approximate Location where the USS YMS-48 was Lost.
We honor the bravery and courage of those who defend our country. Thank you Veterans!!
A website to remember and honor the USS YMS-48 Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper
“Where The Fleet Goes, We’ve Been”
Call sign: November – Echo – Juliet – Hotel
YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper; Laid down, 27 June 1941 by the Wheeler Ship Building Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, New York , USA; Launched,
15 May 1942, Commissioned USS YMS-48, 14 Jul 1942, Sunk, 14 February 1945 by USS Fletcher (DD445) after being damaged by Japanese shore batteries, North of Corregidor, Philippines. Loss position 14.24N, 120.33E
Honor, Recognize, Celebrate & Inform
The United States Navy Memorial’s mission is to Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the men and women of the Sea Services, past, present, and future; and Inform the public about their service.