Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2172 (J 972)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 972 
Built byHenry C. Grebe Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down22 May 1942 
Launched26 Nov 1942 
Commissioned17 Apr 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 15 April 1946.

Former nameUSS YMS 172

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2172 (J 972)

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1T/Lt. Adam Alexander White, RNVR29 Apr 1943Nov 1943
2T/Lt. Edward Hall, RNVRNov 194329 Mar 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Norman Francis Beaver, RANVR29 Mar 1945

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