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Name: LONDON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 26/02/1960
Launched: 07/12/1961
Completed: 14/11/1963
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1903
Dimensions: 5440disp - 6200disp, 505.0 x 54.0 x 20.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines & 4 x G6 type gas turbines, 60000shp
Engines by: General Electric Co, Manchester
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins, 2 x 20mm guns, 1 x 2 x Seaslug, 2 x Seacat, 1 x helicopter
History:
14/11/1963 British Royal Navy
24/03/1982 Government of Pakistan; renamed BABUR
1995 Broken up
Comments: Member of the County Class. Allocated pennant D16


Above photo as LONDON is copyright of Don Meehan

Above photo as LONDON is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as LONDON is copyright of Brian Hargreaves

Above photo as LONDON is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BABUR is courtesy of Photoship