Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2069 (J 869)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 869 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down6 May 1942 
Launched3 Mar 1943 
Commissioned30 Mar 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 21 October 1947.

Former nameBYMS 69

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2069 (J 869)

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1T/Skr. Harry Dudley, RNRSep 194317 Mar 1944
2T/A/Skr.Lt. Ronald Jack Read, RNR17 Mar 1944Aug 1944
3T/Skr. Charles Frederick Lawrence, RNRAug 1944Aug 1945
4T/A/Ch.Skr. (T/A/Skr.Lt.) Walter Hayes, DSC, RNRAug 1945

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