Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2173 (J 973)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 973 
Built byHenry C. Grebe Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down28 May 1942 
Launched7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned1 May 1943 
End service 

Former nameUSS YMS 173

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2173 (J 973)

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1T/Lt. Cyril Bewley, RNR15 May 19439 Oct 1943
2T/Lt. Arthur Leonard Mulcare, RNVR9 Oct 194310 Nov 1945

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