Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2042 (J 842)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantJ 842 
Built byBarbour Boat Works (New Bern, North Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down15 Oct 1942 
Launched26 Jun 1943 
Commissioned13 Nov 1943 
End service 
History

Returned to the USN on 3 December 1945.

 
Former nameBYMS 42

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2042 (J 842)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Skr.Lt. Henry Norman Rogers, RNR15 Nov 1943Mar 1944
2T/A/Ch.Skr. John Frederick Whitley, RNRMar 19448 Sep 1944
3A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Thomas William Kirby, RNR8 Sep 1944early 1945

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