Allied Warships

HMS MMS 63 (J 563)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 563 
Built byWalter Reekie (St. Monance, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched29 Jan 1942 
CommissionedFeb 1942 
End service 

To Turkey on 22 April 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 63 (J 563)

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1P Reid, RNVR18 Dec 194124 Aug 1942
2S J McConnell, RNVR24 Aug 194218 Jan 1945
3D M Brigham, RNVR18 Jan 1945late 1945

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