HMS Woldingham (M2778)

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History
Name: HMS Woldingham
Namesake: Woldingham
Builder: J. Samuel White
Launched: 30 November 1955
Completed: 17 July 1957
Fate: Sold September 1966
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2778 / IMS78

HMS Woldingham 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 Woldingham in Surrey.

References[edit]

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