Allied Warships

HMS MMS 1009 (FY 1009)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS II class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS II 
PennantFY 1009 
Built byWivenhoe Shipyard Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered19 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched9 Dec 1942 
Commissioned28 Feb 1943 
End service 

Sold on 24 January 1947 to the South American Saint Line, for use as a Cadet training craft. She was commissioned into this role in the spring of 1948 and operated until 1955. 

Commands listed for HMS MMS 1009 (FY 1009)

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1T/Skr. Joseph Edward Bywater, RNRFeb 1943late 1946

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