Allied Warships

HMS MMS 238 (J 738)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 738 
Built bySteers (St. John's, Canada) 
Ordered14 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jan 1943 
Commissioned17 Nov 1943 
End service 

Became a danlayer in 1943 being renamed Fichot.
Sold in August 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 238 (J 738)

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1Skr. Daniel Smith, RNR28 Aug 1943mid 1944

2T/A/Ch.Skr. (T/A/Skr.Lt.) Reginald Cane, RNRDec 194429 May 1945
3H J Craven, RNR29 May 1945Aug 1945
4T/A/Ch.Skr. (T/A/Skr.Lt.) Reginald Cane, RNRAug 1945mid 1946

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