Allied Warships

HMS MMS 193 (J 693)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 693 
Built byHerd & McKenzie Ltd. (Buckie, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered2 Sep 1941 
Laid down 
Launched5 May 1942 
Commissioned14 Aug 1942 
End service 

Manned by the Section Belge as of October 1943.


Commands listed for HMS MMS 193 (J 693)

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1Skr. William Cardno, RNR30 Jun 19423 Feb 1943
2J Sanderson, RNVR3 Feb 194314 Apr 1943
3T/Lt. Vivian Errol Bowyer, DSC, RNVR14 Apr 194318 Sep 1943
4F W D Arden, RNVR18 Sep 19431 Oct 1943
5P H Y M Van Waesberghe, RNR1 Oct 194331 Jan 1946

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