HMS BYMS 2072 (J 872)
Minesweeper of the YMS class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp. (Whitestone, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||14 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||25 Jun 1942|
|Launched||7 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||13 May 1943|
Damaged by German glider bomb off Leros, Greece on 11 September 1943. Captured by German forces the next day off Kalymnos.
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|Former name||BYMS 72|
Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2072 (J 872)
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|1||T/Lt. Edwin Harold Taylor, RNR||14 May 1943||12 Sep 1943|
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