Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2044 (J 844)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 844 
Built byGibbs Gas Engine Co. (Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down9 Apr 1942 
Launched19 Jun 1942 
Commissioned29 Dec 1942 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 19 May 1948.

Former nameBYMS 44

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2044 (J 844)

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1T/Lt. Walter Charles Base, RNR24 Jun 194224 Jul 1943
2T/Lt. Charles William George Starr, RNVR24 Jul 194325 Feb 1945
3T/Lt. Edmund Cyril George Cleare, RNVR25 Feb 19454 Feb 1946

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