HMS Chelsham M2616, Builders : Jones Slip, Built : 17/07/53
1954 - 56 232nd Inshore Minesweeper Squadron and selected to participate in Operation Musketeer, the Suez Campaign of 1956, to sweep the shallow water of the approaches to Alexandria harbour. They deployed to Malta in September and participated in some work up exercises, but when the plan for landings was shifted to Suez, the Inshores were withdrawn from the Order of Battle and returned to Britain in October before the task force sailed for Suez.
1957 Reserve , Rosneath
1958 Refit, Portsmouth
1959 - 60 Reserve ar Hythe
1965 Trabsferred to RAF, Plymouth as HMFA 5001
1971 Returned to RN