Allied Warships

HMS MMS 242 (J 742)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 742 
Built byClare Shipbuilding (Meteghan, Canada) 
Ordered30 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched17 Aug 1942 
Commissioned5 May 1943 
End service 

Sold in 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 242 (J 742)

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1L T Wilding, RNRDec 1942Sep 1943
2A H V Smyth, RNVRSep 1943late 1945

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