Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2186 (J 986)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 986 
Built byGreenport Basin and Construction Co. (Greenport, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down12 May 1942 
Launched22 Aug 1942 
Commissioned27 Feb 1943 
End service15 Dec 1943 

Returned to the USN on 15 December 1943 and transferred to Greece as Leros the same day.

Former nameUSS YMS 186

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2186 (J 986)

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1T/Lt. John Richard Grundy, RNRJul 1942Ca. mid 43

2T/Lt. Harold Lipscombe Prestage, RNVRDec 1943

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