Allied Warships

HMS MMS 229 (J 729)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 729 
Built byJ.S. Doig Ltd. (Grimsby, England, U.K.) 
Ordered19 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched15 Aug 1942 
Commissioned25 Oct 1942 
Lost13 Jun 1944 
History

Mined and sunk off Normandy, France on 13 June 1944

 

Commands listed for HMS MMS 229 (J 729)

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CommanderFromTo
1John Harries Berry, RNR12 Oct 19423 Sep 1943
2F James, RNVR3 Sep 194312 May 1944
3T/Lt. Peter Marfell Smith, RNVR12 May 1944

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