HMS Portisham at Portsmouth Navy Day, 1980.
|Builder:||Dorset Yacht Co.|
|Launched:||3 November 1955|
|Completed:||26 March 1956|
|Fate:||Sold January 1989, currently in private ownership.|
|Class and type:||Ham-class minesweeper|
|Displacement:||120 tons sd|
|Propulsion:||Originally, Paxman 12YHAXM, now Scania DS9 & Cummins L10|
|Complement:||2 - 6|
|Notes:||Pennant number(s): M2781 / IMS81|
After her sale in 1989 she was laid up and for sale in a boatyard in Essex. She was procured for conversion to a liveaboard ship by an Irish national in 2007 and is currently the second biggest private vessel under the Irish flag.
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