Allied Warships

HMS MMS 68 (J 568)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 568 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched11 Oct 1941 
Commissioned28 Dec 1941 
Lost4 Feb 1945 
History

Mined off Cephalonia on 4 February 1945

 

Commands listed for HMS MMS 68 (J 568)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. John Farbridge Foggitt, RNVR11 Dec 19417 Sep 1942
2H Ponking, RNVR7 Sep 1942Oct 1944
3Frank Cecil Villiers Murray, RNVROct 19444 Feb 1945 (+)

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