Allied Warships

HMS MMS 70 (J 570)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 570 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched6 Jan 1942 
Commissioned18 May 1942 
Lost24 Sep 1943 

Mined and sunk in the Gulf of Taranto on 24 September 1943


Commands listed for HMS MMS 70 (J 570)

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1Lionel Claude Evans, RNVR4 May 194224 Sep 1943

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