Allied Warships

HMS MMS 5 (J 505)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 505 
Built byCamper & Nicholsons Ltd. (Gosport, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned11 May 1941 
End service 
History

To Greece in 1946
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1951
Sold on 1 October 1956

 

Commands listed for HMS MMS 5 (J 505)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Alexander Harper Turner, DSC, RNRAug 1941?20 Aug 1942
2H Steel, RNVR20 Aug 1942Aug 1944
3J B B T Clayton, RNVRAug 1944Feb 1945
4P F Keene, RNVRFeb 1945Mar 1946

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