Allied Warships

HMS MMS 253 (J 753)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 753 
Built byLe Blanc Shipbuilding (Weymouth, Canada) 
Ordered30 Jan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched4 Mar 1943 
Commissioned7 Sep 1943 
End service 

Sold in February 1946


Commands listed for HMS MMS 253 (J 753)

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1T/Lt. Henry Francis Defrates, RNRDec 194314 Feb 1944
2T/Skr. Jonathan Carne Hodge, RNR14 Feb 194421 Nov 1944
3T/A/Skr.Lt. Sydney Albert Spore, RNR21 Nov 1944late 1945

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