Allied Warships

HMS MMS 261 (J 761)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 761 
Built byRichard Irvin & Sons (Peterhead, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered28 Mar 1942 
Laid down 
Launched15 Aug 1942 
Commissioned24 Nov 1942 
End service 

Sold on 3 January 1957


Commands listed for HMS MMS 261 (J 761)

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1J A Ludlow, RNVR4 Nov 1942late 1944
2P A Hall, RNVRlate 1944early 1945

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