Allied Warships

HMS MMS 8 (J 508)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 508 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned8 Jan 1941 
Lost24 Jun 1944 
History

Mined in the English Channel on 24 June 1944

 

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CommanderFromTo
1F L Perkins, RNVR3 Feb 19411 Feb 1943
2G A Moritz, RNVR1 Feb 194316 Feb 1944
3Jack Hardy Barrett, RNVR16 Feb 194424 Jun 1944 (+)

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