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Name: HMS Saxlingham
Namesake: Saxlingham
Builder: Berthon Boat Company
Launched: 17 October 1955
Completed: 29 January 1957
Fate: Sold April 1968
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2727 / IMS64

HMS Saxlingham 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 Saxlingham in Norfolk.

References

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