Allied Warships

HMS MMS 240 (J 740)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 740 
Built bySteers (St. John's, Canada) 
Ordered14 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched20 Mar 1943 
Commissioned13 Dec 1943 
End service 

Became a danlayer in 1943 being renamed Quirpon.
Sold on 20 January 1947


Commands listed for HMS MMS 240 (J 740)

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1T/Lt. Georges Charles Rance, RNVR25 Apr 19448 Feb 1945
2G H Trill, RNVR8 Feb 194531 Dec 1945

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