Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2191 (J 991)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 991 
Built byGreenport Basin and Construction Co. (Greenport, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1942 
Launched14 Nov 1942 
Commissioned1 Jun 1943 
End service15 Dec 1943 

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

Former nameUSS YMS 191

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Notable events involving BYMS 2191 include:

8 Oct 1943
HMS Uproar (Lt. L.E. Herrick, DSC, RN) departed Algiers for Malta. She made the passage together with HMS BYMS 2074 (T/Lt. I.C. Hughes, RNR), HMS BYMS 2190 (T/Lt. J. McDowell, RNVR), HMS BYMS 2191 (???), HMS BYMS 2212 (T/Lt. R.A.L. Viner, DSC, RNVR) and HMS BYMS 2229 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.H. Clark, DSC, RNVR).

For the daily positions of HMS Uproar during this passage see the map below.



  1. ADM 199/1825

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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