Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2073 (J 873)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 873 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down25 Jul 1942 
Launched14 Apr 1943 
Commissioned31 May 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 23 May 1947.

Former nameBYMS 73

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2073 (J 873)

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1T/Lt. Cyril Thomson, RANVR31 May 1943Aug 1944
2T/Lt. James Ewart Smith, RNVRAug 1944

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