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Name: SCARBOROUGH
Type: Frigate
Keel: 11/09/1953
Launched: 04/04/1955
Completed: 10/05/1957
Builder: Vickers Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 142
Dimensions: 2150disp, 360.0 x 41.0 x 17.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x English Electric geared turbines, 30000shp
Engines by: Vickers Armstrong Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 2 x 4.5ins DP, 1 x 2 x 40mm guns; 12 x 21ins torpedoes
History:
10/05/1957 British Royal Navy
31/08/1977 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Type 12 Whitby Class
Allocated pennant F63
The only one of the class to retain the original short funnel for most of her life
1974: Sold to Pakistan with plans to modernise before delivery. Laid up
31/08/1977: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolckow Ltd


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo, dated 22/11/1975, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo, dated 01/02/1976, is copyright of Peter Crichton