HMS Thatcham (M2790)

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History
Name: HMS Thatcham
Namesake: Thatcham
Builder: Jones Slip
Launched: 25 September 1957
Completed: 17 April 1958
Fate: Sold 1986
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2790 / IMS90

HMS Thatcham 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 Thatcham in Berkshire.

References[edit]

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