Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2161 (J 961)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 961 
Built byBurger Boat Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down1 Dec 1942 
Launched3 Apr 1943 
Commissioned9 Aug 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 12 November 1946.

Former nameUSS YMS 161

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2161 (J 961)

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1T/Lt. Vivian Adams Mawson, RNVRJan 19449 Sep 1944
2T/Lt. Stanley Roebuck, RNVR9 Sep 19446 Nov 1944
3F W Willey, RNVR6 Nov 1944May 1945
4T/Lt. Vivian Adams Mawson, RNVRMay 1945

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