Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2187 (J 987)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 987 
Built byGreenport Basin and Construction Co. (Greenport, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down27 Jun 1942 
Launched7 Sep 1942 
Commissioned12 Mar 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 10 July 1947.

Former nameUSS YMS 187

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2187 (J 987)

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1T/A/S.Lt. Vernon George Button, RNVR4 Jul 19431 Oct 1943
2T/Lt. Peter Moore, RNVR1 Oct 19437 Sep 1945
3T/Lt. Harold Wright, RNVR7 Sep 1945Jan 1946

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