Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2047 (J 847)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 847 
Built byGibbs Gas Engine Co. (Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down23 Apr 1942 
Launched9 Aug 1942 
Commissioned14 Feb 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 19 May 1948.

Former nameBYMS 47

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2047 (J 847)

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1T/Lt. Arthur Vibert Pearce, RNRJul 1942mid/late43
2T/Lt. Thomas Douglas Knight Smith, RNVRmid/late431 Jun 1944
3T/Lt. Herbert Frank Harvey, RNVR1 Jun 1944late 1945

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