Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2055 (J 855)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 855 
Built byWestergard Boat Works Inc. (Biloxi, Mississippi, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down30 Apr 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned6 May 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 28 February 1948.

Former nameBYMS 55

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2055 (J 855)

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1T/Lt. Erik Andersen, RNRNov 19436 Dec 1943
2T/Lt. Stanley Ronald Wakefield, RNVR6 Dec 194311 Mar 1946

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