Packington M1214

Sweeper                                    Movie Conversion

 Aftermath

MOJO

PACKINGTON was commissioned into the SA Navy on 20th September 1959 and re-named WALVISBAAI. She retired in March 2001 and in 2003 was sold to Walt Disney Pictures to star in the movie ‘THE LIFE AQUATIC’.  She has converted in Dubai into a luxury yacht and named “MOJO”.

http://www.superyachttimes.com/yacht-news/from-minesweeper-to-superyacht-the-story-of-mojo/

4 Responses to Packington M1214

  1. HMS PAKINGTON IS NOW THE LUXURY YACHT MOJO REFER TO FEB 2014 EDITION OF BOAT OWNER MAGAZINE MIDDLE EAST

    • Louis,
      Many thanks for contacting us.
      We are aware of the Yacht MOJO and our Hon. Sec. has been in touch with one of the owners. We hope to have an article in our magazine in due course.
      Best wishes

      Bob

  2. I saw Mojo secured alongside in Palma, Mallorca in mid-May 2015. She now sports a very dark grey livery!

    According to the Marine Traffic website, she is still there as of 091530A June.

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