HMS Rendlesham (M2724)

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HMS Rendlesham was a Ham-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy.

United Kingdom
Name: HMS Rendlesham
Namesake: Rendlesham
Builder: Brooke Marine
Launched: 13 October 1954
Completed: 25 February 1955
Fate: transferred to France, 1955
Name: Aubepine
Acquired: 1955
Fate: sold, 1974
General characteristics
Class and type: Ham-class minesweeper
Notes: Pennant number(s): M2724 / IMS61

Their names were all chosen from villages ending in -ham. The minesweeper was named after Rendlesham in Suffolk.


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