Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2079 (J 879)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 879 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down29 Oct 1942 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned24 Jul 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 8 May 1948.

Former nameBYMS 79

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2079 (J 879)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. A F Fox, RNVR25 Jul 194315 Nov 1943
2T/Lt. Harold Russell Walker, RNVR15 Nov 194327 Sep 1945 (1)

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