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HMS Halsham (M2633)

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Name  HMS Halsham
Completed  9 July 1954
Class and type  Ham-class minesweeper
Builder  Jones Slip
Namesake  Halsham
Fate  Sold 1981
Launched  September 1953
Displacement  120 long tons (122 t) standard 164 long tons (167 t) full load

HMS Halsham was one of 93 ships of the Ham class of inshore minesweepers.

Their names were all chosen from villages ending in -ham. The minesweeper was named after Halsham in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

She was transferred to the Air Ministry in 1966 and renamed No.5002. Following her transfer to the RCT in 1974 she was renamed Richard George Masters V.C.

References

HMS Halsham (M2633) Wikipedia


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