HMS Wrentham (M2779)

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Name: HMS Wrentham
Namesake: Wrentham
Builder: Dorset Yacht Company
Launched: 8 February 1955
Completed: 6 July 1955
Fate: Sold August 1966
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2779 / IMS79

HMS Wrentham 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 Wrentham in Suffolk.


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