Allied Warships

HMS MMS 56 (J 556)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 556 
Built byJohn Noble Ltd. (Fraserburgh, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned21 Oct 1941 
End service 

Sold in May 1959


Commands listed for HMS MMS 56 (J 556)

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1R C Edwards, RNVR19 Oct 194129 Dec 1942
2T/Lt. Herbert Frank Harvey, RNVR29 Dec 19421 Jun 1944
3P Harvatt, RNVR1 Jun 1944late 1945

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