Allied Warships

HMS MMS 197 (J 697)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 697 
Built byClare Shipbuilding (Meteghan, Canada) 
Ordered25 Oct 1941 
Laid down 
Launched13 Apr 1942 
Commissioned15 Dec 1942 
End service 

To Burma in January 1948


Commands listed for HMS MMS 197 (J 697)

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1J R Jensen, RNVRSep 194226 Aug 1943
2T/Lt. Jack Mason, DSC, RNVR26 Aug 19434 Dec 1944
3D Wilton, RNVR4 Dec 1944late 1945

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