Allied Warships

HMS MMS 117 (J 617)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 617 
Built byJ.S. Doig Ltd. (Grimsby, England, U.K.) 
Ordered4 Dec 1940 
Laid down 
Launched5 Nov 1941 
Commissioned7 Apr 1942 
Lost1 Sep 1944 

Mined and sunk off Civita Vecchia, Italy on 1 September 1944


Commands listed for HMS MMS 117 (J 617)

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1T/Lt. George Edwin Johnson, RNVR24 Mar 19421 Sep 1944 (+)

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