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Built by Herd and McKenzie and completed on the 23rd of October 1953, the HMS Chilcompton. Had the prefix of a minesweeper - M1122. HMS Chilcompton was of Ton class, as well as 119 sister ships that all were named after places with the suffix 'ton'. The HMS Chilcompton spent the first eight years of her life in the Operational Reserve fleet at Hythe before joining the 9th MSS in the Persian Gulf in May 1962. Sold in 1970.

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