Allied Warships

HMS MMS 79 (J 579)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 579 
Built byGeorge Forbes (Peterhead, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned21 Sep 1941 
End service 

Sold in May 1959


Commands listed for HMS MMS 79 (J 579)

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1T/Lt. John Henry Campbell Collier, RNVR15 Jul 194114 Jun 1945
2T/Lt. Peter Cameron Phillips, RNVR14 Jun 1945early 1946

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