HMS BYMS 2191 (J 991)
Minesweeper of the YMS class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Greenport Basin and Construction Co. (Greenport, Long Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||8 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||7 Sep 1942|
|Launched||14 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||1 Jun 1943|
|End service||15 Dec 1943|
Returned to the USN on 15 December 1943 and transferred to Greece the same day as Kos.
|Former name||USS YMS 191|
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Notable events involving BYMS 2191 include:
8 Oct 1943
HMS Uproar (Lt. L.E. Herrick, DSC, RN) departed Algiers for Malta. She made the passage together with HMS BYMS 2074 (T/Lt. I.C. Hughes, RNR), HMS BYMS 2190 (T/Lt. J. McDowell, RNVR), HMS BYMS 2191 (???), HMS BYMS 2212 (T/Lt. R.A.L. Viner, DSC, RNVR) and HMS BYMS 2229 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.H. Clark, DSC, RNVR).
For the daily positions of HMS Uproar during this passage see the map below.
- ADM 199/1825
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.