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Royal New Zealand Navy
Rothesay (Type 12/12M) class Frigate
 
 
rothesay 12m class frigate royal new zealand navy f-111 hmnzs otago F-148 taranaki

 
 
Ships:
 
F 111 HMNZS Otago
(1966)
F 148
HMNZS Taranaki (1971)
 
 
Ship data:

HMNZS Otago (F 111)
Rothesay / Type 12 class
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company, Woolston, Hampshire, UK
Namesake:
Otago Province, South Island
Launched: December 11, 1958
Commissioned: June 22, 1960
Decommissioned: November 7, 1983
Fate: sold for scrap / scrapped



HMNZS Taranaki (F 148)
modified Rothesay / Type 12M class
Builder: J. Samuel White & Co., Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK
Namesake:
Taranaki Province, North Island
Launched: August 19, 1959
Commissioned: March 28, 1961
Decommissioned: June 18, 1982
Fate: sold fore scrap / scrapped
 
Specifications + Armament:
 
Length: 113 meters (370 feet)
Beam: 12 meters (39 ft)
Draft: 5 meters (16 ft)
Displacement: 2575 tons (full load)
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Range: 5200 NM (9630 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)
Complement: 219 (later 240)

Propulsion:
2 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
2 x
English Electric geared steam turbines (22,4 MW / 30000 shp)
2 shafts, 2
propellers

Armament:
1 x
SEACAT SAM quad missile launcher
1 x
4.5 inches (114mm) twin gun
1 x Bofors 40mm gun
2 x Mk-32 triple torpedo tubes (added later)


Aviation:
1 x Westland Wasp helicopter
 
 
 
 
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