Allied Warships

HMS MMS 172 (J 672)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 672 
Built byFrank Curtis (Totnes, England, U.K.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1941 
Laid down 
Launched20 Jan 1942 
Commissioned10 Jun 1942 
End service 

To Italy in 1946
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1950
Sold in October 1955


Commands listed for HMS MMS 172 (J 672)

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1G V Laybourn, RNVR27 May 1942Dec 1944
2J A Roberts, RNVRDec 1944mid 1945

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