Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2022 (J 822)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 822 
Built bySeattle Ship Building and Dry Dock Co. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Jun 1941 
Laid down24 Oct 1941 
Launched21 Mar 1942 
Commissioned5 Sep 1942 
Lost16 Aug 1944 
Loss position43° 24'N, 6° 46'E

Mined and sunk in the Golfe de Fréjus, southern France in position 43º24'N, 06º46'E.

Former nameBYMS 22

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2022 (J 822)

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1Skr. Kenneth Samuel Hawkridge, RNR12 Mar 194214 Jan 1944
2Skr. George Garden, RNR14 Jan 194415 Aug 1944

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