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Name: KETA
Type: Patrol Craft
Launched: 18/01/1965
Completed: 18/05/1965
Builder: Vickers Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 440disp - 500disp, 177.0 x 28.5 x 13.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 16cyl, 7110shp
Engines by: Bristol Siddeley-Maybach
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 20.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 102mm, 1 x 40mm AA guns; 1 x 3 x Squid ASW mortar
History:
18/05/1965 Republic of Ghana
1989 Discarded
Comments: Member of the Vosper Mark 1 Class
1974: Refitted
1983: Refitted


KETA on trials 18/04/1965. Photo copyright of Brian Hargreaves