Allied Warships

HMS MMS 47 (J 547)

Motor minesweeper of the MMS I class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor minesweeper
ClassMMS I 
PennantJ 547 
Built byJ.W. & A. Upham Shipyard (Brixham, England, U.K.)  
Ordered13 Feb 1940 
Laid down 
Launched14 May 1941 
Commissioned18 Aug 1941 
End serviceMar 1944 

To France in March 1944
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1947
Sold in 1950


Commands listed for HMS MMS 47 (J 547)

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1T/Lt. Stephen Crichton Dickinson, RNVR10 Aug 1941mid 1942
2T C Cuppage, RNVRmid 1942Jan 1944
3T/Lt. Eric James Selby, RNVRJan 1944Mar 1944

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