Allied Warships

HMS MMS 243 (J 743)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 743 
Built byClare Shipbuilding (Meteghan, Canada) 
Ordered30 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched22 Aug 1942 
Commissioned12 May 1943 
End service 

Sold in February 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 243 (J 743)

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1T/A/Skr.Lt. Alfred Hales, RNR12 May 194311 Sep 1943
2H J Mayer, RNR11 Sep 194320 Mar 1944
3T/Skr. Arthur Harold Button, RNR20 Mar 19445 May 1945
4J C Clark, RNR5 May 1945late 1945

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