Allied Warships

HMS MMS 55 (J 555)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 555 
Built byRichard Irvin & Sons (Peterhead, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched28 Apr 1941 
Commissioned3 Sep 1941 
Lost10 Jul 1944 

Mined off Normandy, France on 10 July 1944


Commands listed for HMS MMS 55 (J 555)

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1M R Mills, RNVR3 Jul 1941May 1943
2T/Lt. Frederick William Holton, RNVRMay 194310 Jul 1944 (+)

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