Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2072 (J 872)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassYMS 
PennantJ 872 
Built byWheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down25 Jun 1942 
Launched7 Apr 1943 
Commissioned13 May 1943 
End service 
History

Damaged by German glider bomb off Leros, Greece on 11 September 1943. Captured by German forces the next day off Kalymnos.

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Former nameBYMS 72

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1T/Lt. Edwin Harold Taylor, RNR14 May 194312 Sep 1943

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