Allied Warships

HMS MMS 247 (J 747)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 747 
Built byClare Shipbuilding (Meteghan, Canada) 
Ordered30 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched2 Nov 1942 
Commissioned29 Jun 1943 
End service 

Sold in April 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 247 (J 747)

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1T/Lt. William Thom, RNVRSep 194322 Apr 1944
2A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) William Samuel Hall, RNR22 Apr 194412 Sep 1945

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