Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2019 (J 819)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantJ 819 
Built byBellingham Iron Works, Inc. (Bellingham, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Jun 1941 
Laid down26 Jul 1941 
Launched30 May 1942 
Commissioned8 Aug 1942 
Lost19 Sep 1943 
History

Mined and beached off Crotone, Calabria, Italy. (1 dead).

 
Former nameBYMS 19

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2019 (J 819)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Henry Francis Defrates, RNR6 Apr 1942mid 1943
2T/Lt. Thomas Humphrey Davies, RNVR1 Jul 194319 Sep 1943

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