Allied Warships

HMS MMS 279 (J 779)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 779 
Built byWalter Reekie (St. Monance, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered9 Jun 1942 
Laid down 
Launched17 Jun 1943 
Commissioned23 Jan 1944 
End service 

Sold in March 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 279 (J 779)

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1T/Skr. Walter Frederick Salenius, DSC, RNRNov 1943early 1945

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