Allied Warships

HMS BYMS 2168 (J 968)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 968 
Built byDachel-Carter Shipbuilding Corp. (Benton Harbor, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down24 Sep 1942 
Launched4 Jul 1943 
Commissioned9 Sep 1943 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 3 September 1946.

Former nameUSS YMS 168

Commands listed for HMS BYMS 2168 (J 968)

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1T/Lt. Paul Edward Lyford Ehrke, RNVR9 Sep 19436 Oct 1944
2T/Lt. Ralph Orlando Tyrer, RNVR6 Oct 194410 Jul 1945
3T/S.Lt. R A Ryland, RNVR10 Jul 1945

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