Allied Warships

HMS MMS 3 (J 503)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 503 
Built byRichard Irvin & Sons (Peterhead, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched2 Oct 1940 
CommissionedApr 1941 
End service 

Sold in 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 3 (J 503)

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1T/Lt. Philip George Mugford, DSC, RNVR7 Apr 194127 Oct 1942
2T/Lt. Colin Hepplestone, RNVR27 Oct 194212 May 1943
3T/Lt. Eric James Selby, RNVR12 May 1943early 1944

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