HMS MMS 1002

Vessel name on Arrival: DGV 400

Original Builder: Camper Nicholson Limited, Gosport, England

Original Yard No:

Official Number:

Vessel Type: degausingvessel

GRT: 360

Year Built: 1943

Arrival Date: 08/02/1973

Breakup Started: 12/02/1973

Date First Beached: 09/02/1973

Date Breakup Completed:

Draught For’d: 5' 6"

Draught Aft: 11' 6"

Name Changes:

 

1943  :  Launched as MMS II Class Motor Minesweeper, wooden construction, named MMS 1002  (Pennant FY 1002)

1950  :  Converted for degaussing service

1973  :  Sold for scrapping disposal on 24-01-1973

Other Information:

 

19-01-1942    :  Ordered

30-09-1943    :  Launched

January 1944 :  Completed

24-01-1944    :  Commissioned

 

Displacement Tonnage  :  360 tons

 

Length  :  140 feet

 

Complement  :  21 men

 

Propulsion :  Single-screw diesel oil engine of 500 BHP delivering a vessel speed of 10 knots

 

Armaments  :  2 x 20mm AA  +  4 x MG AA

 

 

( Below is an image of sister ship MMS 1001, also built by Camper Nicholson of Gosport.)