Allied Warships

HMS MMS 40 (J 540)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 540 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered13 Feb 1940 
Laid down 
Launched15 Mar 1941 
Commissioned10 Jun 1941 
End service 

Sold in 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 40 (J 540)

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1W K Alexander, RNVR30 May 194127 Aug 1942
2T/Lt. Norman Bartlett Lewis, RNVR27 Aug 1942mid 1944

3A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Arthur Charles Offord, RNR27 Feb 1945mid 1946

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