HMS Brighton (F106)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Brighton.
Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Brighton
Builder: Yarrow & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Laid down: 23 July 1957
Launched: 30 October 1959
Commissioned: October 1961
Decommissioned: 1981
Identification: Pennant number: F106
Fate: Sold for scrap 16 September 1985
Status: Scrapped
General characteristics
Class and type: Rothesay-class frigate
Displacement: 2,800 tons
Length: 370 ft
Beam: 41 ft
Draught: 17 ft 4 in
Propulsion: 2 x Babcock & Wilcox boilers operating at 550lb sq. in, 850°F English Electric geared turbines, 2 shafts, 30000 shafts horsepower
Speed: 30 knts
Complement: 235
Armament: 2 x 4.5" dual purpose on a Mk VI Mounting

1 x 40mm on STAGG mounting

2 x Limbo Mortar Mk 10 Mountings
Aircraft carried: 1 x Wasp helicopter

HMS Brighton was a Rothesay or Type 12I class anti-submarine frigate of the British Royal Navy.

Brighton attended the 1977 Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Spithead when she was part of the 6th Frigate Squadron.[1]

Commanding Officers[edit]

1963 1966 Commander A J Cooke RN
1966 1966 Commander P M Stanford RN 1967 1969 Commander L.A.Bird R.N. 1977 1977 Commander P Bell RN
1978 1979 Commander J J R Tod RN
1980 1981 Commander T G Maltby RN

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Souvenir Programme, 1977. Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, HMSO

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