Allied Warships

HMS MMS 83 (J 583)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 583 
Built byWivenhoe Shipyard Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched10 Nov 1941 
Commissioned22 Dec 1941 
End service 

Sold on 15 January 1957


Commands listed for HMS MMS 83 (J 583)

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1H J Galsworthy, RNVR16 Dec 194124 Mar 1943
2T/Lt. Peter Brown, RNVR24 Mar 19431 Mar 1944
3E Nielsen, RNVR1 Mar 1944late 1945

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