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Career RN Ensign
Name: HMS Thakeham
Namesake: Thakeham
Builder: Fairlie Yacht
Launched: 9 September 1957
Completed: 15 November 1957
Fate: Sold 1977
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2733 / IMS70

HMS Thakeham 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 Thakeham in West Sussex.


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


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