Allied Warships

HMS MMS 1 (J 501)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 501 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched3 Aug 1940 
Commissioned19 Nov 1940 
End service 

To Greece in April 1946
Returned to the Royal Navy in October 1951
Sold on 21 March 1955


Commands listed for HMS MMS 1 (J 501)

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1Lt. Richard Kennedy Husband, RN11 Sep 194027 Nov 1941
2J W Johnson, RNVR27 Nov 1941Apr 1945
3T/Lt. Benjamin Charles Abbott, RNVRApr 1945late 1945

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