HMS TRESHAM M2736 Built by Morgan Giles. Launched 11 May 1954. Completed 10 November 1955

Headline picture shows her on trials in Teignmouth

No history of active service known

1956 - 63 Operational Reserve, Hythe

1964 For disposal

1968 Handed over to Reardon Smith Nautical College, Cardiff as MARGHERITA, based at Barry

1994  Refit and extensive conversion to Navigation Training Tender by Vosper Thorneycroft, Portchester, then operated by AV Seawork, a VT subsidiary, from Woolston. 

Provided practical sea-going training in coastal navigation for Cadets (RN and allied navies) at Britannia Royal Naval College,  Dartmouth - see note below.

2014 Seen in Thames estuary as HQ vessel for a yacht club. Believed to have been re-named NATHICK.

2019 Laying at Maldon, Essex in distressed condition, up for sale - offers over £20k.

N.B. Some photos below show her as Margherita under the command of Cdr David Willis DSC, known for particiating in the actiion at Limbang, Sarawak in December 1962 - see Confrontation section under Further Information on this website