Allied Warships

HMS MMS 289 (J 789)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 789 
Built byJohn Morris (Gosport, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 Aug 1942 
Laid down 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned29 Nov 1943 
End service 

Sold on 22 January 1959


Commands listed for HMS MMS 289 (J 789)

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1T/Skr. Walter Hayes, DSC, RNR9 Nov 194314 Mar 1945
2M Higgins, RNVR14 Mar 19457 Jun 1945
3A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Thomas William Kirby, RNR7 Jun 194520 Oct 1945

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