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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
MMS1, 1951 - MMS1501 1951- M1501   Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   3/8/1940 11/1940 to Greece 1946-1951 (Χειμάρρα [Chimarra]), sold 3/1955
MMS2, 1951- MMS1546 1951- M1546   Thornycroft, Hampton   3/10/1940 4/1941 to Greece 1946-1951 (Τεπελένι [Tepelini]), sold 1957
MMS3     Irvine, Peterhead   2/10/1940 4/1941 sold 1945
MMS4   75 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   1940 3/1941 sold 9/1945
MMS5, 1951 - MMS1505 1951- M1505   John Morris, Gosport   1940 5/1941 to Greece 1946 - 1951 (Μυκόνιος [Mikonos]), sold 10/1956
MMS6     Adam & Stockman, Brixham   1941 6/1941 sold 1948
MMS7     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   1941 8/1941 sold 1946
MMS8     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   16/9/1940 1/1941 sunk 24/6/1944
MMS9, 1947 - MMS1509     P. K. Harris, Appledore   5/9/1940 3/1941 to France 4/1944 - 10/1947 (D252), sold 4/1948
MMS10     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   31/10/1940 5/1941 to Italy 2/1946 - 1950 (DR201), torpedo recovery vessel TRV20 1956
MMS11     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   2/10/1940 4/1941 sold 1946
MMS12     J. & G. Forbes, Sandhaven   16/10/1940 4/1941 sold 1945
MMS13     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   1940 5/1941 sold 8/1946
MMS14     Walter Reekie, St. Monace   1940 5/1941 sold 1946
MMS15     Wivenhoe Shipyard   1940 3/1941 sold 1946
MMS16     Wivenhoe Shipyard   1940 4/1941 sold 1948
MMS17     Wivenhoe Shipyard   15/2/1941 5/1941 sold 1946
MMS18     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   1940 3/1941 sold 1948
MMS19     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   2/11/1940 2/1941 to Sea Scouts 1945
MMS20     George Forbes, Peterhead   28/12/1940 6/1941 sold 7/1946
MMS21   76 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   1941 6/1941 to France 1944 - 10/1947 (D241), sold 1948
MMS22     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   1941 11/1941 sold 3/1946
MMS23     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   18/10/1941 3/1942 sold 1945
MMS24     Frank Curtis, Looe   1941 6/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS25     Frank Curtis, Looe   1941 7/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS26     Frank Curtis, Par   1941 8/1941 sold 1949
MMS27     Frank Curtis, Looe   1941 10/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS28     Frank Curtis, Par   1941 9/1941 sold 1946
MMS29     Wivenhoe Shipyard, Southampton   1941 7/1941 sold 1/1946
MMS30     Wivenhoe Shipyard, Southampton   1941 7/1941 sold 12/1945
MMS31     Walter Reekie, Anstruther   1941 6/1941 sold 9/1946
MMS32     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   1941 8/1941 to Italy 2/1946 - 1950 (DR202), sold 10/1955
MMS33     J. & G. Forbes, Sandhaven   12/3/1941 6/1941 sold 7/1946
MMS34     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   1941 7/1941 to Italy 2/1946 - 1950 (DR203), sold 10/1955
MMS35, 1951 - MMS1534 1951- M1534   Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   12/4/1941 8/1941 fire 2/6/1952
MMS36, 1951 - MMS1536 1951- M1536   Rowhedge Ironworks   12/4/1941 7/1941 to Denmark 7/1946 - 12/1948 (ME36), sold 11/1958
MMS37     Rowhedge Ironworks   1941 8/1941 sold 1948
MMS38     Philip, Dartmouth   16/4/1941 8/1941 sold 7/1946
MMS39     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   4/1/1941 4/1941 sunk 7/8/1941
MMS40     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   15/3/1941 6/1941 sold 1951
MMS41     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   14/5/1941 7/1941 sold 1949
MMS42     Frank Curtis, Looe   1941 7/1941 to Italy 1946 - 1949 (DR204), sold 2/1955
MMS43     Frank Curtis, Looe   1941 9/1941 to Belgium 1943 - 1945 (MMS43), sold 1948
MMS44     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   28/6/1941 9/1941 sold 1946
MMS45     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   23/8/1941 10/1941 sold 1946
MMS46     J. L. Bolson, Poole   1941 11/1941 to Greece 7/1946-10/1951, sold 1957
MMS47     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   14/5/1941 8/1941 to France 3/1944 - 10/1947 (D251), sold 1950
MMS48, 1951 - MMS1548 1951- M1548   J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   9/8/1941 10/1941 to Italy 3/1946 - 5/1950 (DR205), sold 10/1955
MMS49, 1951 - MMS1549 1951- M1549   John Morris, Gosport   1941 4/1942 to France 9/1945-10/1947, sold 1950
MMS50, 1951 - MMS1550 1951- M1550   Clapson & Sons, Barton   12/4/1941 8/1941 to Italy 4/1946 - 6/1949, sold 10/1957
MMS51     Vaughan SB, Singapore   10/6/1941 11/1941 sunk 4/3/1942
MMS52     Vaughan SB, Singapore   6/10/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 2/1942
MMS53, 1951 - MMS1553 1951- M1553 77 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   1941 10/1941 to Greece 1946 - 1951 (Κόρυτσα [Korytsa]), sold 10/1958
MMS54   78 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   22/9/1941 12/1941 to Netherlands 8/1944 (Marken)
MMS55     Irvine, Peterhead   28/4/1941 9/1941 sunk 10/7/1944
MMS56, 1951 - MMS1556 1951- M1556   Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   1941 10/1941 sold 5/1959
MMS57, 1951 - MMS1557 1951- M1557   Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   21/10/1941 2/1942 sold 1/1957
MMS58, 1951 - MMS1558, 1954- Thames 1951- M1558   J. L. Bolson, Poole   1941 4/1942 to Greece 1946 - 9/1949 (Αργυρόκαστρο  [Argirokastro]), fire 17/4/1954
MMS59     J. & G. Forbes, Sandhaven   25/6/1941 9/1941 sold 1946
MMS60     J. & G. Forbes, Sandhaven   23/9/1941 11/1941 sold 1946
MMS61     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   19/7/1941 12/1941 sold 3/1946
MMS62     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   9/2/1942 6/1942 sold 1947
MMS63     Walter Reekie, St. Monace   29/1/1942 2/1942 to Turkey 4/1946 (Bafra)
MMS64     Walter Reekie, Anstruther   19/11/1941 4/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS65     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   16/1/1942 7/1942 to Turkey 5/1946 (Bandırma)
MMS66     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   2/5/1942 9/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS67     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   29/6/1942 11/1942 to France 9/1945 - 10/1947 (D375), sold 1/1948
MMS68     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   11/10/1941 12/1941 sunk 4/2/1945
MMS69, 1951 - MMS1569 1951- M1569   Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   22/11/1941 2/1942 sold 4/1954
MMS70     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   6/1/1942 5/1942 sunk 24/9/1943
MMS71     East Anglian Constructors, Oulton Broad   4/4/1942 6/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS72     East Anglian Constructors, Oulton Broad   7/3/1942 5/1942 sold 1946
MMS73     East Anglian Constructors, Oulton Broad   13/6/1942 8/1942 to Netherlands 11/1942 (Texel)
MMS74     Frank Curtis, Par   1941 10/1941 sold 1949
MMS75     Frank Curtis, Par   1941 11/1941 to Belgium 1943 - 1945 (MMS75), sold 1948
MMS76     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   1941 1/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS77     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   6/10/1941 1/1942 fire late 1945
MMS78, 1951 - MMS1578 1951- M1578   Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   7/8/1941 12/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS79, 1951 - MMS1579 1951- M1579   George Forbes, Peterhead   1941 9/1941 to Belgium 1943 - 1945 (MMS79), sold 5/1959
MMS80     George Forbes, Peterhead   26/8/1941 11/1941 sold 2/1946
MMS81     George Forbes, Peterhead   6/11/1941 2/1942 sold 1/1946
MMS82     Wivenhoe Shipyard   6/9/1941 11/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS83, 1951 - MMS1583 1951- M1583   Wivenhoe Shipyard   10/11/1941 12/1941 to Denmark 1945 - 1948 (ME83), sold 1/1957
MMS84, 1951 - MMS1584 1951- M1584   Wivenhoe Shipyard   22/11/1941 2/1942 to Denmark 1945 - 1948 (ME84), sold 1958
MMS85     Wivenhoe Shipyard   14/2/1942 7/1942 sold 7/1948
MMS86, 1951 - MMS1586 1951- M1586   Wivenhoe Shipyard   2/5/1942 9/1942 to Denmark 1945 - 1948 (ME86), to RAF 6/1959 (Seamoor)
MMS87     Wivenhoe Shipyard   30/5/1942 10/1942 sold 12/1946
MMS88     Philip, Dartmouth   21/11/1941 3/1942 to Turkey 4/1946 (Bartın)
MMS89     John Morris, Gosport   23/8/1941 1/1942 sunk 12/5/1943
MMS90     John Morris, Gosport   25/11/1941 6/1942 to Soviet Union 10/1942 (T-108)
MMS91     John Morris, Gosport   18/2/1942 11/1942 to France 8/1945 - 10/1947 (D374), sold 1948
MMS92     P. K. Harris, Appledore   18/10/1941 1/1942 sold 1949
MMS93     United Engineers, Singapore   31/8/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 2/1942
MMS94     United Engineers, Singapore   31/8/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 2/1942
MMS95     Bailey, Hong Kong   20/11/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 12/1941
MMS96     Bailey, Hong Kong   6/12/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 12/1941
MMS97 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   6/1941 3/1946 sold 11/1946
MMS98 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   7/1941 3/1946 sold 11/1946
MMS99, 1951 - MMS1599 1951- M1599   Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   21/10/1941 11/1942 to Italy 2/1946 - 7/1950 (DR207), sold 3/1955
MMS100, 1951 - MMS1600 1951- M1600   Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   4/11/1941 12/1942 to Italy 1/1946 - 9/1950 (DR208), sold 8/1955
MMS101     Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   23/12/1941 2/1943 sunk 29/11/1944
MMS102, 1951 - MMS1602 1951- M1602   Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   25/10/1941 6/1942 to Italy 12/1945 - 9/1950 (DR209), sold 1958
MMS103, 1951 - MMS1603 1951- M1603   Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   4/5/1942 9/1942 sold 10/1956
MMS104, 1951 - MMS1604 1951- M1604   Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   5/8/1941 7/1942 to Italy 1946 - 1/1951 (DR210), sold 2/1954
MMS105, 1951 - MMS1605 1951- M1605   LeBlanc SB, Canada   30/9/1941 7/1942 to Italy 1946 - 1/1951 (DR211), sold 2/1954
MMS106, 1951 - MMS1606 1951- M1606   LeBlanc SB, Canada   30/9/1941 7/1942 to Italy 1946 - 1/1951 (DR216), sold 1/1956
MMS107     Vaughan SB, Port Quebec, Canada   30/10/1941 8/1942 sold 4/1947
MMS108     Vaughan SB, Port Quebec, Canada   24/1/1942 8/1942 sold 4/1947
MMS109, 1951 - MMS1609 1951- M1609   John Morris, Gosport   30/4/1942 10/1942 sold 8/1956
MMS110, 1951 - MMS1610 1951- M1610   John Morris, Gosport   3/6/1942 11/1942 sold 1/1956
MMS111     John Morris, Gosport   17/8/1942 1/1943 sold 11/1945
MMS112     John Morris, Gosport   3/9/1942 3/1943 to Belgium 1943 - 1945 (MMS112), sold 1/1947
MMS113     Wivenhoe Shipyard 11/1940 1941 9/1941 sold 11/1945
MMS114     Wivenhoe Shipyard   22/12/1941 4/1942 sold 1946
MMS115     Wivenhoe Shipyard   2/4/1942 8/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS116     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   23/8/1941 12/1941 to France 3/1944 - 10/1947 (D261), sold 1948
MMS117     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   5/11/1941 4/1942 sunk 1/9/1944
MMS118     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   5/2/1942 6/1942 to France 4/1944 - 11/1947 (D262), sold 12/1947
MMS123     Bailey, Hong Kong 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 12/1941
MMS124     Bailey, Hong Kong 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 12/1941
MMS125     United Engineers, Singapore 1941 28/9/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 2/1942
MMS126     United Engineers, Singapore 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 2/1942
MMS127     United Engineers, Singapore 1941 26/10/1941 --- scuttled incomplete 2/1942
MMS128     United Engineers, Singapore 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 2/1942
MMS129 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   5/3/1942 5/1943 to Pakistan 1948 (مجاہد [Mujahid])
MMS130 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   5/3/1942 6/1943 sold 1954
MMS131 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   7/5/1942 3/1944 to Pakistan 8/1948 (غازی [Ghazi])
MMS132 (RIM), 1944- Barq     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   21/5/1942 1/1944 to Pakistan 1947 (بارق [Barq])
MMS133     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   6/9/1941 1/1942 to France 7/1944 - 10/1947 (D291), sold 12/1947
MMS134     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   5/1/1942 4/1942 to France 1944 - 10/1947 (D292), sold 1947
MMS135, 1951 - MMS1635 1951- M1635   Clapson & Sons, Barton   22/10/1941 3/1942 to Italy 2/1946 - 10/1949 (DR212), sold 11/1955
MMS136     Irvine, Peterhead   6/9/1941 2/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS137     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   1942 3/1943 sold 5/1946
MMS138     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   9/11/1942 5/1943 // --- incomplete to Netherlands 5/1943 (Putten)
MMS139     Frank Curtis, Par   23/9/1941 1/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS140     Frank Curtis, Par   5/11/1941 3/1942 to Turkey 4/1946
MMS141, 1944 - Burin   224 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   23/12/1941 1/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 1947
MMS142, 1944 - Cottel   225 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   23/12/1941 1/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 11/1946
MMS143     Colombo Port Commissioners, Ceylon   5/8/1944 6/1945 to Greece 7/1946 (Θηος  [Thios])
MMS144, 1951 - MMS1644 1951- M1644   Colombo Port Commissioners, Ceylon   27/4/1943 10/1944 to Greece 1944 - 9/1951 (Τήνος [Tinos]), sold 1/1957
MMS145 (RIM)     Colombo Port Commissioners, Ceylon   28/9/1943 4/1945 sold 1946
MMS146     Colombo Cargo Port Despatch Co, Ceylon   6/5/1944 --- cancelled 4/1946
MMS147     Rangoon DYd, Burma 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS148 (RIM)     H. Stone, Mandapan, Burma   1/1942 11/1946 stricken 11/1946
MMS149     Frank Curtis, Par   21/11/1941 3/1942 sold 8/1946
MMS150     Frank Curtis, Par   20/1/1942 5/1942 to Turkey 7/1946
MMS151 (RIM)     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   12/1941 12/1945 sold 11/1949
MMS152     Irrawadi Flotilla Co, Rangoon, Burma 1941 --- --- cancelled
MMS153     Irrawadi Flotilla Co, Rangoon, Burma 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS154 (RIM)     H. Stone, Coconada, India   12/1941 1/1946 DY craft 1960
MMS155     H. Stone, Mandapan, Burma   --- --- cancelled 1945
MMS156     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS157     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   --- --- cancelled 1945
MMS158     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- cancelled 1945
MMS159     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- cancelled 1945
MMS160     Brunton & Co, Cochin, India   --- --- cancelled 1945
MMS161     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS162     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS163     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS164     H. Stone, Rangoon, Burma   --- --- destroyed on the stocks 4/1942
MMS165     P. K. Harris, Appledore   30/3/1942 6/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS166     United Engineers, Singapore 1941 --- --- destroyed on the stocks 2/1942
MMS167, 1951 - MMS1667 1951- M1667   Frank Curtis, Par   7/1/1942 5/1942 to Italy 1946 - 7/1950 (DR213), sold 12/1955
MMS168     Frank Curtis, Par   18/2/1942 7/1942 sunk 25/6/1945
MMS169     Frank Curtis, Par   19/3/1942 8/1942 sold 1946
MMS170     Frank Curtis, Par   4/4/1942 7/1942 sunk 12/10/1944
MMS171     Frank Curtis, Totnes   20/12/1941 4/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS172, 1951 - MMS1672 1951- M1672   Frank Curtis, Totnes   20/1/1942 6/1942 to Italy 1946 - 1950 (DR214), sold 10/1955
MMS173     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   21/12/1941 5/1942 // 11/1942 incomplete to to Netherlands 5/1942 (Texel), returned 11/1942, sold 11/1945
MMS174     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   15/3/1942 7/1942 // late 1942 incomplete to Netherlands 7/1942 (Terschelling), lost, repaired and returned late 1942, to Yugoslavia 1951
MMS175     Philip, Dartmouth   30/5/1942 9/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS176     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   2/5/1942 8/1942 sold 1949
MMS177     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   27/6/1942 11/1942 sold 1948
MMS178     Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft   29/8/1942 1/1943 sold 1946
MMS179     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   6/4/1942 7/1942 sold 1946
MMS180     Humphrey & Smith, Grimsby   1941 1/1942 collision 13/2/1942
MMS181, 1951 - MMS1681 1951- M1681   Clapson & Sons, Barton   2/5/1942 7/1942 sold 2/1958
MMS182, 1951 - MMS1682 1951- M1682   Walter Reekie, St. Monace   2/5/1942 10/1942 to Belgium 1943 - 1951 (MMS182), sold 8/1955
MMS183     P. K. Harris, Appledore   23/7/1942 10/1942 sold 3/1946
MMS184     George Forbes, Peterhead   7/3/1942 5/1942 to France 4/1944 - 10/1947 (D242), sold 1948
MMS185, 1951 - MMS1685 1951- M1685   George Forbes, Peterhead   2/5/1942 7/1942 to Italy 1/1946 - 1950 (DR215), sold 11/1956
MMS186     Irvine, Peterhead   17/1/1942 5/1942 sold 2/1946
MMS187, 1951 - MMS1687 1951- M1687   Irvine, Peterhead   30/4/1942 7/1942 to Belgium 1943 - 1951 (MMS187), sold 8/1955
MMS188     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   5/3/1942 6/1942 to Belgium 1943 - 1951 (MMS188), sold 8/1955
MMS189     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   14/5/1942 8/1942 to Belgium 1943 - 1951 (MMS189), sold 8/1955
MMS190, 1951 - MMS1690 1951- M1690   J. & G. Forbes, Sandhaven   17/1/1942 4/1942 sold 1950
MMS191, 1951 - MMS1691 1951- M1691   McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   2/5/1942 8/1942 to Belgium 1946 - 1951 (MMS191), sold 10/1955
MMS192   79 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   11/2/1942 5/1942 sold 1946
MMS193, 1951 - MMS1693 1951- M1693 80 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   5/5/1942 8/1942 to Belgium 10/1943 - 1951 (MMS193), sold 1/1957
MMS194     Symonetty Shipyard, Nassau, Bahamas   4/6/1942 --- cancelled 3/1946
MMS195     Symonetty Shipyard, Nassau, Bahamas   12/11/1942 --- cancelled 3/1946
MMS196     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   16/3/1942 12/1942 sold 1946
MMS197     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   13/4/1942 12/1942 sold 10/1946
MMS198     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   7/7/1942 12/1942 sold 1946
MMS199     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   3/8/1942 2/1943 sold 3/1946
MMS200     Shelburne SB, Canada   11/11/1942 3/1943 sold 1946
MMS201     Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   3/5/1942 3/1943 sold 10/1946
MMS202     J. L. Bolson, Poole   1942 8/1942 sold 1947
MMS203     Frank Curtis, Totnes   13/4/1942 7/1942 to Soviet Union 10/1942 (T-109)
MMS204     Frank Curtis, Par   2/6/1942 9/1942 to France 8/1945 - 10/1947 (D376), sold 2/1948
MMS205     Frank Curtis, Par   1942 8/1942 sold 1946
MMS206     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   2/6/1942 9/1942 sold 2/1946
MMS207     Frank Curtis, Totnes   30/4/1942 7/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS208     John Noble, Fraserburgh   --- --- cancelled 4/1942
MMS209     George Forbes, Peterhead   30/6/1942 10/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS210     P. K. Harris, Appledore   --- --- cancelled 4/1942
MMS211   81 Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   18/7/1942 11/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS212     Humphrey & Smith, Grimsby   23/4/1942 6/1942 to Soviet Union 10/1942 (T-110)
MMS213     Humphrey & Smith, Grimsby   1/7/1942 9/1942 to France 9/1945 - 10/1947 (D378), sold 10/1947
MMS214     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   25/8/1942 11/1942 sold 2/1946
MMS215     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   29/6/1942 9/1942 sold 2/1946
MMS216     Philip, Dartmouth   10/11/1942 2/1943 sold 1947
MMS217, 1951 - MMS1717 1951- M1717   Walter Reekie, St. Monace   30/5/1942 8/1942 sold 9/1955
MMS218     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   3/7/1942 10/1942 sold 4/1946
MMS219     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   10/9/1942 12/1942 sold 1948
MMS220     Frank Curtis, Totnes   16/5/1942 8/1942 to France 8/1945 - 10/1947 (D373), sold 10/1947
MMS221     Frank Curtis, Totnes   30/5/1942 10/1942 to France 1945 - 1947 (D371), sold 3/1948
MMS222, 1947 - Amber, 1951- MMS222 1951- M1722   Bellmont Dock, Kingston, Jamaica   10/1/1945 7/1946 to Bermuda 1955
MMS223, 1947- Malabar, 1947- Jade     Bellmont Dock, Kingston, Jamaica   31/1/1945 1/1946 damaged and scuttled 24/2/1951
MMS224, 1951 - MMS1724 1951- M1724   Frank Curtis, Par   15/8/1942 11/1942 stricken 4/1954
MMS225     Frank Curtis, Par   30/8/1942 12/1942 sold 1/1946
MMS226     Frank Curtis, Par   15/8/1942 10/1942 // --- to Netherlands 1942 before completion (Vlieland)
MMS227     Frank Curtis, Par   15/7/1942 10/1942 // --- to Netherlands 1942 before completion (Marken)
MMS228, 1951 - MMS1728 1951- M1728   Frank Curtis, Par   30/7/1942 11/1942 sold 2/1957
MMS229     J. S. Doig, Grimsby   15/8/1942 10/1942 sunk 13/6/1944
MMS230     George Forbes, Peterhead   24/9/1942 12/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS231     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   30/9/1942 12/1942 // --- to Netherlands 12/1942 before completion (Ameland)
MMS232     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   19/1/1943 4/1943 sold 11/1945
MMS233, 1947- MMS1733, 1948 - St. David, 1954- MMS1733 1951- M1733   J. L. Bolson, Poole   26/8/1942 11/1942 sold 3/1958
MMS234     J. L. Bolson, Poole   1940/43 6/1943 \\ --- to Netherlands 1943 before completion (Terschelling)
MMS235     Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   --- --- cancelled
MMS236, 1951 - MMS1736 1951- M1736   Wivenhoe Shipyard   18/8/1942 11/1942 sold 2/1956
MMS237   29 Wivenhoe Shipyard   9/1/1943 1943 \\ --- to Nethelands 1943 before completion (Beveland)
MMS238, 1944 - Fichot   392 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   19/1/1943 11/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 8/1946
MMS239, 1944 - Jude   393 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   15/1/1943 11/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 3/1950
MMS240, 1944 - Quirpon   394 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   20/3/1943 12/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 1/1947
MMS241, 1944 - St. Barbe   395 Steers Ltd, St. John`s, Canada   23/3/1943 12/1943 danlayer 1944, sold 3/1947
MMS242     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   17/8/1942 5/1943 sold 1945
MMS243     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   22/8/1942 5/1943 sold 2/1946
MMS244     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   5/9/1942 6/1943 sold 12/1945
MMS245     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   26/9/1942 6/1943 sold 5/1946
MMS246     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   21/10/1942 6/1943 sold 12/1945
MMS247     Clare SB, Metaghan, Canada   2/11/1942 6/1943 sold 4/1946
MMS248     Shelburne SB, Canada   19/6/1943 9/1943 sunk 30/1/1945
MMS249     Shelburne SB, Canada   13/11/1943 1944 sold 2/1946
MMS250     Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   4/7/1942 11/1943 sold 1946
MMS251     Wagstaff & Hatfield, Port Greville, Canada   29/8/1942 6/1943 sold 1946
MMS252     LeBlanc SB, Canada   8/2/1943 9/1943 sold 1/1946
MMS253     LeBlanc SB, Canada   4/3/1943 9/1943 sold 2/1946
MMS254     Ch Mar de St. Laurent, Canada   7/61943 6/1943 sold 1/1946
MMS255     Ch Mar de St. Laurent, Canada   7/6/1943 6/1943 sold 1946
MMS256     Vaughan SB, Fredericton, Canada   6/2/1943 1943 sold 5/1946
MMS257     Vaughan SB, Fredericton, Canada   3/3/1943 10/1943 sunk 11/12/1944
MMS258     Royal Bodden, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands   10/4/1945 3/1946 sold 1946
MMS259     Royal Bodden, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands   4/5/1945 4/1946 sold 1946
MMS260     Walter Reekie, St. Monace   7/1/1943 4/1943 sold 1946
MMS261, 1948 - Venturer 1951- M1761   Irvine, Peterhead   15/8/1942 11/1942 sold 1/1957
MMS262     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   --- --- cancelled 1943
MMS263, 1951 - MMS1763 1951- M1763   Clapson & Sons, Barton   26/9/1942 1/1943 to Denmark 1945 - 1948 (ME263), sold 9/1955
MMS264     Frank Curtis, Totnes   --- --- cancelled 10/1942
MMS265     Frank Curtis, Totnes   16/7/1942 11/1942 sold 8/1946
MMS266     Frank Curtis, Totnes   19/8/1942 12/1942 to Belgium 7/1946 - 1955, sold 1955
MMS267     Frank Curtis, Totnes   8/9/1942 2/1943 sold 7/1946
MMS268     Frank Curtis, Par   25/9/1942 12/1942 sold 11/1945
MMS269     Frank Curtis, Par   11/9/1942 3/1943 sold 1/1947
MMS270     Frank Curtis, Par   9/10/1942 1/1943 sold 11/1945
MMS271, 1951 - MMS1771 1951- M1771   Frank Curtis, Par   25/10/1942 2/1943 sold 5/1958
MMS272, 1951 - MMS1772 1951- M1772   J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   7/2/1943 4/1943 sold 1/1957
MMS273     Herd & McKenzie, Buckie   --- --- cancelled 5/1942
MMS274     John Morris, Gosport   23/12/1942 5/1943 sold 5/1946
MMS275, 1949 - Neptune 1951- M1775   McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   20/5/1943 7/1943 sold 3/1955
MMS276     McDuff Eng & Spbdg, MacDuff   25/9/1943 12/1943 sold 7/1946
MMS277     Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   7/1/1943 4/1943 sold 1945
MMS278     Irvine, Peterhead   10/11/1942 3/1943 wrecked 14/9/1944
MMS279     Wivenhoe Shipyard, Glasgow   17/6/1943 1/1944 sold 3/1946
MMS280     Clapson & Sons, Barton   6/4/1943 6/1943 sold 3/1946
MMS281     J. L. Bolson, Poole   23/4/1943 9/1943 sold 12/1945
MMS282     Frank Curtis, Par   20/7/1943 10/1943 sold 5/1946
MMS283, 1951 - MMS1783 1951- M1783   J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   3/6/1943 10/1943 sold 3/1957
MMS284     Frank Curtis, Totnes   25/11/1942 3/1943 sold 1/1946
MMS285     Frank Curtis, Par   12/11/1942 2/1943 RNVR tender Isis 1950
MMS286, 1951 - MMS1786 1951- M1786   Frank Curtis, Par   21/11/1942 4/1943 sold 11/1955
MMS287     John Morris, Gosport   5/3/1943 9/1943 sold 5/1946
MMS288, 1951 - MMS1788 1951- M1788   John Morris, Gosport   24/3/1943 7/1943 foundered 21/10/1952
MMS289     John Morris, Gosport   22/5/1943 11/1943 RNVR tender Thames 1950
MMS290, 1951 - MMS1790 1951- M1790   Frank Curtis, Totnes   24/3/1943 8/1943 sold 2/1955
MMS291, 1951 - MMS1791 1951- M1791   Frank Curtis, Totnes   19/6/1943 10/1943 sold 11/1956
MMS292     Frank Curtis, Par   12/12/1942 1943 // --- to Netherlands 1943 before completion (Rozenburg)
MMS293     Frank Curtis, Par   10/1/1943 6/1943 sold 11/1950
MMS294, 1951 - MMS1794 1951- M1794   Frank Curtis, Par   24/1/1943 5/1943 sold 9/1952
MMS295     Frank Curtis, Par   23/2/1943 6/1943 sold 4/1946
MMS296, 1951 - MMS1796 1951- M1796   Frank Curtis, Par   7/4/1943 7/1943 sold 12/1954
MMS297, 1951 - MMS1797 1951- M1797   Frank Curtis, Par   21/4/1943 8/1943 sold 11/1958
MMS298     Frank Curtis, Par   5/5/1943 9/1943 sold 2/1946
MMS299     Irvine, Peterhead   --- --- cancelled 1943
MMS300     Philip, Dartmouth   10/11/1943 1/1944 sold 1946
MMS301, 1951 - MMS1801 1951- M1801   Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   4/5/1943 8/1943 sold 8/1956
MMS302     Irvine, Peterhead   22/2/1943 6/1943 sold 4/1946
MMS303     J. W. & A. Upham, Brixham   13/1/1944 6/1944 sold 7/1946
MMS304     J. L. Bolson, Poole   13/12/1943 4/1944 sold 7/1946
MMS305     Clapson & Sons, Barton   20/7/1943 11/1943 sold 1945
MMS306     Walter Reeklie, St. Monance   --- --- cancelled 1943
MMS307, 1951 - MMS1807 1951- M1807   Wilson Noble, Fraserburgh   1/9/1943 12/1943 to Denmark 1945 - 1948 (ME307), sold 11/1956
MMS308     Irvine, Peterhead   2/6/1943 9/1943 sold 2/1946
MMS309     Husband Yacht Yard, Marchwood   23/3/1943 9/1943 sold 6/1946
MMS310, 1951 - MMS1810 1951- M1810   A. Wahbad, Beirut, Lebanon   24/8/1944 8/1945 to Greece 1946 - 1951 (Άνδρος [Andros]), sold 10/1955
MMS311     Marine Trust, Tel Aviv, Palestine   14/6/1944 1/1945 sold 1/1947
MMS312     Marine Trust, Tel Aviv, Palestine   3/7/1944 1/1945 sold 2/1947
MMS313, 1951 - MMS1813 1951- M1813   A. Wahbad, Beirut, Lebanon   2/9/1944 10/1945 to Greece 1946 - 1951 (Σύρος [Syros]), sold 10/1955
Coquitlam (RCN) J364   Newcastle SB, Nanaimo, Canada   5/1/1944 7/1944 sold 1946
Cranbrook (RCN) J372   Star SB, New Westminster, Canada   5/6/1943 5/1944 sold 1947
Daerwood (RCN) J357   Vancouver SYd, Canada   31/3/1943 4/1944 sold 1947
Kalamalka (RCN) J395   A. C. Benson, Vancouver, Canada   29/12/1943 10/1944 sold 1947
Lavallee (RCN) J371   A. C. Benson, Vancouver, Canada   27/5/1943 6/1944 sold 1947
Llewellyn (RCN) J278   CM de St. Laurent, Ile de Orleans, Canada   14/11/1941 8/1942 sold 1958
Lloyd George (RCN) J279   CM de St. Laurent, Ile de Orleans, Canada   14/11/1941 8/1942 sold 1952
Revelstoke (RCN) J373   Star SB, New Westminster, Canada   3/11/1943 7/1944 sold 7/1957
Rossland (RCN) J358   Vancouver SYd, Canada   14/8/1943 7/1944 sold 1946
St. Joseph (RCN) J359   Newcastle SB, Nanaimo, Canada   14/9/1943 5/1944 sold 1947


Technical data


Displacement standard, t255
Displacement full, t295
Length, m36.4
Breadth, m7.14
Draught, m2.67 deep load
No of shafts1
Machinery

1 diesel

Power, h. p.

375 - 500

Max speed, kts

10 - 11

Fuel, t

diesel oil 24 - 26

Endurance, nm(kts)2400(9.5)
Armament

(1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 x 2 - 12.7/62) or 2 x 2 - 12.7/62 or 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, mechanical, magnetic, acoustic minesweeping gear

Complement20


Standard scale images


<i>MMS90</i> 1942
MMS90 1942


Graphics


<i>MMS272</i> 1944  
MMS272 1944  


Project history


Very successful design of wooden coastal minesweeper able to sweep magnetic and acoustic mines.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


MMS8, MMS39, MMS55, MMS68, MMS70, MMS89, MMS101, MMS117, MMS168, MMS170, MMS229, MMS248 and MMS257 were mined.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.