HMS Shipham (M2726)

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Career
Name: HMS Shipham
Namesake: Shipham
Builder: Brooke Marine
Launched: 14 July 1955
Completed: 3 February 1956
Fate: Sold 1986
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2726 / IMS63

HMS Shipham 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 Shipham in Somerset.

References[edit]

  • Blackman, R.V.B. ed. Jane's Fighting Ships (1953)