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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, 520.5 x 54.0 x 20.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines & 4 x gas turbines, 60000shp
Engines by: Rolls Royce
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 copyright of Don Meehan

Above 3 photos as LONDON courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BABUR courtesy of Photoship