Allied Warships

HMS MMS 85 (J 585)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 585 
Built byWivenhoe Shipyard Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Sep 1940 
Laid down 
Launched14 Feb 1942 
Commissioned10 Jul 1942 
End service 

Sold in July 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 85 (J 585)

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1A E Alexander, RNVR18 Jun 194221 Aug 1942
2T/Lt. Geoffrey Lincoln Brandreth Parry, RANVR21 Aug 1942May 1944
3M E H Le Gallais, RNVRMay 1944Jan 1945
4T/Lt. Leonard William Joiner, RNVRJan 1945early 1946

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