Allied Warships

HMS MMS 239 (J 739)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 739 
Built bySteers (St. John's, Canada) 
Ordered14 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched15 Jan 1943 
Commissioned17 Nov 1943 
End service 

Became a danlayer in 1943 being renamed Jude.
Sold in March 1950


Commands listed for HMS MMS 239 (J 739)

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1A/Skr.Lt. W J Taylor, RNR28 Aug 194324 Apr 1944
2T/Lt. Leo David Kettle, RNVR24 Apr 194420 Jul 1944
3D R Green, RNVR20 Jul 1944mid 1945

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