BYMS 2005 being launched.

MOVEMENTS

14 Sep. 42, Completed.
20 Jan 43. New York
21 Jan to 4 Feb 43, Norfolk, Virginia.
21 Feb 43 Trinidad.
16 March 43, Recife. Brazil
6 April 43, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
11 to 18 April 43, Takoradi, Ghana.
24 April 43, Pte…
30 April 43, Walvis Bay, Nimibia.
5 May to 26 June 43, Simonstown, South Africa.
2 to 9 July 43, Seychelles.
16 July to 22 Nov 43 Colombo.
7 Dec 43, Colombo.
11 April 44, Visagapatam, India.
13 April 44, Calcutta.
15 April 44, Chittagong, Bangaladesh (then India)
16 Dec 44, Colombo
24 Jan 45, Mandapam, India.
28 Jan 45 Colombo.
29 June to 18 Sep 45, Bombay.

1946 with the Malayan Force.

12 Nov 46, returned USN.
10 May 47, sold to Korea.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, June 1943,
Lieut.-Com., R.N.R. W. McKee (act) 31 Mar 43.
Temp. Lieut. R. N. V. R., R. E. Davidson, July 42.
Temp. Lieut. R. N. V. R., A. G. Pollitt, July 42.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, June 1944.
Temp. Lieut. R. N. V. R., R. E. Davidson, In Command. Oct 43.
Temp. Lieut. R. N. V. R., A. G. Pollitt, July 42.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, July 1945,
Temp. Lieut. R. N. V. R., R. E. Davidson, In Command. Oct 43.
Temp. Sub-Lieut, R. N. V. R., R. S. Hood 19 Dec 44.
Temp. Sub-Lieut, R. N. V. R., J. B. Milne 3 Jan 45.


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BYMS 2005
British Yard Mine Sweeper 2005.
Nore Command, World War Two 1939 to 1945.

BYMS  2005, Flotilla, 151 in 43, 150 (Nore Command) in 44, 152 in 45.
(Recorded as being in Flotilla 150, Nore Command in 1944, but was not in British Home waters.)

Built by: Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, New York, USA.
Laid down:  31 October 1941.
Launched: 17 August 1942.
Completed and transferred to Royal Navy: 14 September 1942.
Reclassified: HMS J-805, later HMS BYMS-2005.


Assigned to Flotilla 151 in 43 and Flotilla 150 the Nore Command in 1944, although didn’t serve in Europe.