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Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Boreham
Namesake: Boreham
Builder: Brooke Marine
Launched: 21 October 1952
Completed: 16 October 1953
Fate: transferred to Malaysia, 5 March 1966
Career (Malaysia)
Name: KD Jerong
Acquired: 5 March 1966
Fate: broken up, 1970
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Displacement: 120 long tons (122 t) standard
164 long tons (167 t) full load
Length: 100 ft (30 m) p/p
106 ft 6 in (32.46 m) o/a
Beam: 21 ft 4 in (6.50 m)
Draught: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Propulsion: 2 shaft Paxman 12YHAXM diesels
1,100 bhp (820 kW)
Speed: 14 knots (16 mph; 26 km/h)
Complement: 2 officers, 13 ratings
Armament: 1 × Bofors 40 mm gun or Oerlikon 20 mm cannon
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2610 / IMS10

HMS Boreham 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 Boreham in Essex.

References

  • Blackman, Raymond V.B., ed. Jane's Fighting Ships 1952–1953. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1953.
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