HMS BYMS 2079 (J 879)
Minesweeper of the YMS class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||29 Oct 1942|
|Launched||22 May 1943|
|Commissioned||24 Jul 1943|
Returned to the USN on 8 May 1948.
|Former name||BYMS 79|
Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2079 (J 879)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. A F Fox, RNVR||25 Jul 1943||15 Nov 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Harold Russell Walker, RNVR||15 Nov 1943||27 Sep 1945 (1)|
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