Allied Warships

HMS MMS 23 (J 523)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 523 
Built byHusband's Yacht Yard (Cracknor, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched18 Oct 1941 
Commissioned30 Mar 1942 
End service 

Sold in 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 23 (J 523)

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1T/Skr. John Russell Watson, RNR17 Feb 194225 May 1944
2T/A/Ch.Skr. Richard Rawlinson Snape, RNR25 May 1944late 1945

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