Allied Warships

HMS MMS 209 (J 709)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 709 
Built byGeorge Forbes (Peterhead, England, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1941 
Laid down 
Launched30 Jun 1942 
Commissioned20 Oct 1942 
End service 

Sold in November 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 209 (J 709)

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1T/Lt. Norman Francis Beaver, RANVR26 Sep 19423 Sep 1943
2T/Lt. Thomas Arnold Steele Drake, RNVR3 Sep 194329 Jun 1944
3T/Lt. Victor Trevor Williams, RNVR29 Jun 1944late 1944
4H G Pye, RNVRlate 19443 Apr 1945
5A D Washington, RNVR3 Apr 194524 Jul 1945
6R D Bennett, RNVR24 Jul 1945late 1945

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