HMS Seaham

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    Article by Robert Bell. "On February 7th 1942, the people of Seaham decided to raise money to buy their own Warship for the Royal Navy and to help the war effort. Many fundraising events were set up in the town and if £65.000 could be raised, the ship would be adopted by the town and named H.M.S. Seaham by the Admiralty.   By the end of April 1942, residents had raised £101,691. A minesweeper was built in a shipyard in Renfrewshire by Lobhitz & Co. Shipbuilders and named H.M.S. Seaham by the Admiralty....."
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    Durham in Time
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    Link: http://www.durhamintime.org.uk/durham_miner/hms_seaham.pdf
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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