Allied Warships

HMS MMS 78 (J 578)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 578 
Built byRichards Ironworks Ltd. (Lowestoft, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched7 Aug 1941 
Commissioned7 Dec 1941 
End service 

Sold in November 1945


Commands listed for HMS MMS 78 (J 578)

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1S D Thrusell, RNVR24 Nov 194115 Mar 1944
2T/Lt. Edward Ray Crane, RNVR15 Mar 1944Aug 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. E H Jeffery, RNVRAug 1945late 1945

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