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Frigates & Corvettes

Class

Unit(s)   (year of commissioning)

   

Type 16 (10 ships)

INFO - Type 16 class Frigate (converted WWII destroyers)

 

O+P-class conversion:
G 98 / F 98 HMS Orwell (1942/52)
G 69 / F 169 HMS Paladin (1941/54)
G 56 / F 56 HMS Petard (1942/ ?)

T-class conversion:
R 23 / F 23 HMS Teazer (1943/54)
R 45 / F 44 HMS Tenacious (1943/52)
R 89 / F 189 HMS Termagant (1943/53)
R 33 / F 19 HMS Terpsichore (1944/54)
R 11 / F 121 HMS Tumult (1943/50)
R 56 / F 156 HMS Tuscan (1943/50)
R 67 / F 67 HMS Tyrian (1943/53)
   

Type 15 (23 ships)

INFO - Type 15 class Frigate (converted WWII destroyers)

 

R-class conversion:
H 32 / F 138 HMS Rapid (1943/53)
H 85 / F 185 HMS Relentless (1942/51)
H 92 / F 191 HMS Rocket (1943/51)
H 95 / F 195 HMS Roebuck (1943/53)

T-class conversion:
R 00 / F 09 HMS Troubridge (1943/57)

U+V-class conversion:
R 97 / F 197 HMS Grenville (1943/54)
R 83 / F 83 HMS Ulster (1943/56)
R 69 / F 17 HMS Ulysses (1943/53)
R 53 / F 53 HMS Undaunted (1944/54)
R 42 / F 141 HMS Undine (1943/54)
R 05 / F 08 HMS Urania (1944/54)
R 99 / F 196 HMS Urchin (1943/54)
R 22 / F 200 HMS Ursa (1944/54)
R 50 / F 50 HMS Venus (1943/54)
R 28 / F 29 HMS Verulam (1943/52)
R 93 / F 93 HMS Vigilant (1943/52)
R 75 / F 76 HMS Virago (1943/52)
R 41 / F 41 HMS Volage (1944/53)

W+Z-class conversion:
R 59 / F 159 HMS Wakeful (1944/53)
R 87 / F 187 HMS Whirlwind (1944/54)
R 72 / F 42 HMS Wizard (1944/54)
R 48 / F 157 HMS Wrangler (1944/52)
R 02 / F 102 HMS Zest (1944/56)
   
Type 14 / Blackwood (12 ships)  INFO - Blackwood (Type 14) class Anti-Submarine Frigate
  F 48 HMS Dundas (1956)
F 51 HMS Grafton
(1957)
F 54 HMS Hardy
(1955)
F 62 HMS Pellew
(1956)
F 78 HMS Blackwood
(1957)
F 80 HMS Duncan
(1958)
F 84 HMS Exmouth
(1957)
F 85 HMS Keppel
(1956)
F 88 HMS Malcom
(1957)
F 91 HMS Murray
(1956)
F 94 HMS Palliser
(1957)
F 97 HMS Russell
(1957)
   
Type 12 / Whitby (6 ships) INFO - Whitby (Type 12) class Anti-Submarine Frigate
  F 36 HMS Whitby (1956)
F 43 HMS Torquay
(1956)
F 65 HMS Tenby
(1957)
F 63 HMS Scarborough
(1957)
F 73 HMS Eastbourne
(1958)
F 77 HMS Blackpool
(1958)
   
Type 61 / Salisbury (4 ships)  INFO - Salisbury (Type 61) class Frigate
  F 32 HMS Salisbury (1957)
F 59 HMS Chichester
(1958)
F 61 HMS Llandaff
(1958)
F 99 HMS Lincoln
(1960)
   
Type 41 / Leopard (4 ships) INFO - Leopard (Type 41) class Air Defense Frigate
  F 14 HMS Leopard (1958)
F 27 HMS Lynx
(1957)
F 37 HMS Jaguar
(1959)
F 34 HMS Puma
(1957)

 

Type 12M / Rothesay (9 ships) INFO - Rothesay (Type 12M) class Frigate
  F 107 HMS Rothesay (1960)
F 108 HMS Londonderry
(1961)
F 106 HMS Brighton
(1961)
F 101 HMS Yarmouth
(1960)
F 113 HMS Falmouth
(1961)
F 129 HMS Rhyl
(1960)
F 103 HMS Lowestoft
(1961)
F 115 HMS Berwick
(1961)
F 126 HMS Plymouth
(1961)
 
Type 81 / Tribal (7 ships) INFO - Tribal (Type 81) class Frigate
  F 117 HMS Ashanti (1961)
F 119 HMS Eskimo
(1963)
F 122 HMS Gurkha
(1963)
F 125 HMS Mohawk
(1963)
F 131 HMS Nubian
(1962)
F 133 HMS Tartar
(1962)
F 124 HMS Zulu
(1964)
 
Type 12I / Leander (26 ships) INFO - Leander (Type 12I) class Frigate
  NOTE: Type 12I (improved) / Leander-class Frigates were built in 3 batches and most of them were later converted.

Batch 1:
F 109 HMS Leander
(1963) (Ikara conversion)
F 114 HMS Ajax
(1963) (Ikara conversion)
F 104 HMS Dido
(1963) (Ikara conversion)
F 127 HMS Penelope
(1963) (Exocet conversion)
F 10 HMS Aurora
(1964) (Ikara conversion)
F 15 HMS Euryalus
(1964) (Ikara conversion)
F 18 HMS Galatea
(1964) (Ikara conversion)
F 38 HMS Arethusa
(1965) (Ikara conversion)
F 39 HMS Naiad
(1965) (Ikara conversion)
F 28 HMS Cleopatra
(1966) (Exocet conversion)

Batch 2:
F 42 HMS Phoebe
(1966) (Exocet conversion)
F 45 HMS Minerva
(1966) (Exocet conversion)
F 40 HMS Sirius
(1966) (Exocet conversion)
F 52 HMS Juno
(1967) (not converted)
F 56 HMS Argonaut
(1967) (Exocet conversion)
F 47 HMS Danae
(1967) (Exocet conversion)

Batch 3:
F 58 HMS Hermione
(1969) (Seawolf conversion)
F 57 HMS Andromeda
(1968) (Seawolf conversion)
F 60 HMS Jupiter
(1969) (Seawolf conversion)
F 69 HMS Bacchante
(1969) (not converted)
F 75 HMS Charybdis
(1969) (Seawolf conversion)
F 71 HMS Scylla
(1970) (Seawolf conversion)
F 12 HMS Achilles
(1970) (not converted)
F 16 HMS Diomede
(1971) (not converted)
F 70 HMS Apollo
(1972) (not converted)
F 72 HMS Ariadne
(1973) (not converted)
 
Mermaid (1 ship) Mermaid class Frigate
  F 76 HMS Mermaid (1973)
 
Type 21 / Amazon (8 ships) INFO - Amazon (Type 21) class Guided Missile Frigate
  F 169 HMS Amazon (1974)
F 170 HMS Antelope
(1975)
F 171 HMS Active
(1977)
F 172 HMS Ambuscade
(1975)
F 173 HMS Arrow
(1976)
F 174 HMS Alacrity
(1977)
F 184 HMS Ardent
(1977)
F 185 HMS Avenger
(1978)
 
Type 22 / Broadsword (14 ships) INFO - Broadsword (Type 22) class Guided Missile Frigate
  Batch 1 - Broadsword:
F 88
HMS Broadsword (1979)
F 89
HMS Battleaxe (1980)
F 90
HMS Brilliant (1981)
F 91
HMS Brazen (1982)

Batch 2- Boxer:
F 92
HMS Boxer (1983)
F 93
HMS Beaver (1984)
F 94
HMS Brave (1986)
F 95
HMS London (1987)
F 96
HMS Sheffield (1988)
F 98
HMS Coventry (1988)

Batch 3 - Cornwall:
F 99
HMS Cornwall (1988)
F 85
HMS Cumberland (1989)
F 86
HMS Campbeltown (1989)
F 87
HMS Chatham (1990)
 
Type 23 / Duke (16 ships) INFO - Duke (Type 23) class Guided Missile Frigate
  F 229 HMS Lancaster (1992)
F 230
HMS Norfolk (1990)
F 231
HMS Argyll (1991)
F 233
HMS Marlborough (1991)
F 234
HMS Iron Duke (1993)
F 235
HMS Monmouth (1993)
F 236
HMS Montrose (1994)
F 237
HMS Westminster (1994)
F 238
HMS Northumberland (1994)
F 239
HMS Richmond (1995)
F 78
HMS Kent (2000)
F 79
HMS Portland (2001)
F 80
HMS Grafton (1997)
F 81
HMS Sutherland (1997)
F 82
HMS Somerset (1996)
F 83
HMS St. Albans (2002)
 
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