Allied Warships

HMS MMS 17 (J 517)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 517 
Built byWivenhoe Shipyard Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched15 Feb 1941 
Commissioned30 May 1941 
End service 

Sold in 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 17 (J 517)

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1D G Silcock, RNVR15 May 194114 Mar 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Murray Johnston, RNVR14 Mar 19451 May 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. George Verdon Gare, RNVR1 May 1945late 1945

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