HMS Sparham (M2731)

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History
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Sparham
Namesake: Sparham
Builder: Vosper & Company
Launched: 14 October 1954
Completed: 26 July 1955
Fate: transferred to France, 30 September 1955
France
Name: Hibiscus
Acquired: 30 September 1955
Struck: 1986
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2731 / IMS68

HMS Sparham was a Ham-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy.

Their names were all chosen from villages ending in -ham. The minesweeper was named after Sparham in Norfolk.

References[edit]

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