BYMS 2029
British Yard Mine Sweeper 2029.
Nore Command, World War Two 1939 to 1945
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BYMS 2029, Flotilla 150 in 1945.

Built by: Barbour Boat Works, New Bern, North Carolina, USA.
Laid down:  11 August 1941.
Launched: 17 January 1942.
Completed and transferred to Royal Navy 8 June 1942,
Reclassified: HMS J-829 later HMS BYMS-2029.

Assigned to the Nore Command in 1945, Flotilla 150. (Recorded as being at Pembroke in 1942 and 1943, at Lowestoft in 1944 but no flotillas given.)

MOVEMENTS.

8 June 42, Completed.
29 Aug 43 Norfolk, Virginia.
4 to 5 Sep 43, Boston.
9 to 13 Sep 43 Halifax.
15 Sep 43, St John’s. Crossed Atlantic Ocean from Canada to the U.K.
25 Sep 43 Belfast.
4 Oct 43, Fort William.
6 Oct 43 Inverness.
19 Oct 43, Tyne.
20 Jan 44, Sheerness.
20 Jan 44, Southend.
18 April 44 Lowestoft.
18 April to 12 May 44, Great Yarmouth.
No records yet found for movements between 12 May 44 and 13 May 45,
13 May 45 Rosyth.
1946, at Pembroke.
12 Feb 47, Returned to USA.
Jan 1948 sold to Greece.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, June 1943,
Temp. Lieut, R. N. V. R., J. G. Reeve, 2 June 42.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, June 1944.
Temp. Skipper Lieut. R.N.R.  R. A. Cook (act) In command. 11 Mar 44
Temp. Skipper R.N.R. G. F. Winfield, 11 Mar 44.

OFFICERS ON THE NAVY LIST, July 1945,
Temp. Skipper Lieut. R.N.R.  R. A. Cook (act) In command. 11 Mar 44
Temp. Skipper R.N.R. G. F. Winfield, 11 Mar 44

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