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HMS Harpham (M2634)

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Name  HMS Harpham
Builder  Jones Slip
Name  Brak
Draft  1.68 m
Namesake  Harpham
Completed  22 December 1954
Launched  14 September 1954
Fate  Transferred to Libya 1962

HMS Harpham was one of 93 ships of the Ham-class of inshore minesweepers. She was built in 1954 by the Jones Shipyard in Buckie, Moray. SHe was sold to Libya in 1962 and renamed Brak. She remained in Libyan service until she was broken up in 1973.

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

References

HMS Harpham (M2634) Wikipedia


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