Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2181 (J 981)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 981 
Built byHenry C. Grebe Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down21 Jan 1943 
Launched24 Jun 1943 
Commissioned12 Sep 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 3 September 1946.

Former nameUSS YMS 181

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2181 (J 981)

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1T/Lt. Robert McAlister, RNR24 Sep 1943Aug 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Herbert Charles Butcher, RNVRAug 1944late 1945

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