Allied Warships

HMS MMS 61 (J 561)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 561 
Built byMacduff Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. (Macduff, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jul 1941 
Commissioned14 Dec 1941 
End service 

Sold in March 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 61 (J 561)

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1A Haussen, RNR28 Nov 194120 Aug 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil Norman Nicholas Edge, DSC, RNVR20 Aug 194526 Oct 1945

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