Allied Warships

HMS MMS 285 (J 785)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 785 
Built byFrank Curtis (Par, England, U.K.) 
Ordered9 Jun 1942 
Laid down 
Launched12 Nov 1942 
Commissioned28 Feb 1943 
End service 

Sold on 22 January 1944


Commands listed for HMS MMS 285 (J 785)

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1Skr. James William Blythe Jobson, RNR15 Feb 194329 Jun 1943
2T/Lt. Guy Francis Turnley Webster, RANVR29 Jun 1943Feb 1944
3Frederick Donald Preddle, RNVRFeb 1944early 1945

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