Allied Warships

HMS MMS 53 (J 553)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 553 
Built byHerd & McKenzie Ltd. (Buckie, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned10 Oct 1941 
End service 

Sold on 1 October 1956


Commands listed for HMS MMS 53 (J 553)

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1R G Cooper, RNVR7 Sep 1942Dec 1944
2A J F Shiner, RNVRDec 1944Jan 1945
3T/Lt. Ralph Colling, RNVRJan 194510 Aug 1945
4Skr. Jack Ball, RNR10 Aug 1945late 1945

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