Allied Warships

HMS MMS 173 (J 673)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 673 
Built byJ.W. & A. Upham Shipyard (Brixham, England, U.K.)  
Ordered2 Sep 1941 
Laid down 
Launched21 Dec 1941 
CommissionedNov 1942 
End service 

Transferred to the Netherlands upon completion
Returned in November 1942
Sold in November 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 173 (J 673)

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1L J Barker, RNVR24 Mar 194326 Apr 1945
2K P Crampton, RNVR26 Apr 1945mid 1945

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