Allied Warships

HMS MMS 140 (J 640)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 640 
Built byFrank Curtis (Par, England, U.K.) 
Ordered10 Mar 1941 
Laid down 
Launched5 Nov 1941 
Commissioned1 Mar 1942 
End service 

To Turkey in April 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 140 (J 640)

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1T/Lt. William Frederick Watson, RNR15 Jun 194218 Aug 1942
2P Buckner, RNVR18 Aug 194218 Jan 1945
3P A Ward, RNVR18 Jan 1945late 1945

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