Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2043 (J 843)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 843 
Built byGibbs Gas Engine Co. (Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down3 Apr 1942 
Launched12 Jun 1942 
Commissioned19 Nov 1942 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 3 September 1946.

Former nameBYMS 43

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2043 (J 843)

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1T/Lt. John Stuart Heptinstall, RNR24 Jun 1942mid/late43
2T/Lt. Forbes Walker, RNVRmid/late43mid 1944
3T/Lt. John Henry Craddock, RNVRmid 1944May 1945
4A/Ch.Skr. Charles Walker Snape, RNRMay 1945late 1945

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