HMS Darsham M2619, Builders : Jones Slip, Built : 21/12/53

1954 - 55 Operational Reserve Hythe / Gosport

1956 Refit at Chatham

1962 Served in 120th Minesweeper Squadron based in Hong Kong Oct 1958 - Oct 62, participating in exercises and patrols around Hong Kong, including the Pearl River approach to Canton, Mirs Bay and islands bordering the Chinese Peoples Republic.

The squadron also visited, as part of multi-national SEATO exercises, the Philippines and North Borneo. They were relieved by three TONs in 1962, forming 8th MSS, who retained the “Pearl of the Orient” Squadron badge of 120 MSS.

1966 Sold for breakup in Singapore