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Name: PELLEW
Type: Frigate
Keel: 05/11/1953
Launched: 29/09/1954
Completed: 26/07/1956
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1829
Dimensions: 1180disp - 1456disp, 310.0 x 33.0 x 15.0(draft)ft
Engines: 1 x Steam turbine, DR geared, 15000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 28.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 40mm guns; 2 x 3 x Limbo AS mortars
History:
26/07/1956 British Royal Navy
26/04/1971 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Blackwood Class or Type 14 Class of frigates
26/04/1971: Sold for breaking up at Fleetwood by HK Vickers


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