Allied Warships

HMS MMS 196 (J 696)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 696 
Built byClare Shipbuilding (Meteghan, Canada) 
Ordered25 Oct 1941 
Laid down 
Launched16 Mar 1942 
Commissioned15 Dec 1942 
End service 

Sold in 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 196 (J 696)

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1Anthony Richard Henry Barton, RNRNov 194226 Aug 1943
2R J Barry, RNVR26 Aug 194326 Oct 1945

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