Allied Warships

HMS MMS 87 (J 587)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 587 
Built byWivenhoe Shipyard Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched30 May 1942 
Commissioned27 Oct 1942 
End service 
History

Sold on 9 December 1946

 

Commands listed for HMS MMS 87 (J 587)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. William Shakespeare, RNVR19 Oct 19425 Aug 1943
2R J McGahey, RNVR5 Aug 194319 Sep 1944
3J P Hall, RNVR19 Sep 1944late 1945

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