Leander class frigates of the Royal Navy

HMS Apollo of the Royal Navy, leander class frigate, 1976
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  1. Leander class frigates construction programme started

    ... Chrono date:  1959 Apr 10 The Leander-class, or Type 12 "Improved" frigates, were built in three batches between 1959 ...

     

  2. HMS Leander (1959)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1961 June 28 Laid down:  ...

     

  3. HMS Hermione (1965)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1967 April 26 Laid ...

     

  4. HMS Cleopatra (1963)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Cleo Launched Date:  1964 March ...

     

  5. HMS Danae (1964)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1965 October 31 Laid ...

     

  6. HMS Arethusa (1962)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1963 Nov 05 Laid ...

     

  7. HMS Dido (1959)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1961 December 22 Laid ...

     

  8. HMS Naiad (1962)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1963 November 04 Laid ...

     

  9. HMS Argonaut (1964)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1966 Feb 08 Laid ...

     

  10. HMS Euryalus (1961)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander class Launched Date:  1963 June 06 Laid ...

     

  11. HMS Andromeda (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Heinz Variety Launched Date:  1967 May ...

     

  12. HMS Juno (1964)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1965 November 24 Laid down:  ...

     

  13. HMS Bacchante (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1968 February 29 Laid down:  ...

     

  14. HMS Ariadne (1969)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1971 September 10 Laid ...

     

  15. HMS Sirius (1963)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1964 September 22 Laid ...

     

  16. HMS Jupiter (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1967 September 04 Laid ...

     

  17. HMS Galatea (1961)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1963 May 23 Laid down:  ...

     

  18. HMS Apollo (1969)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1970 October 15 Laid down:  ...

     

  19. HMS Minerva (1963)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Fighting 45 Launched Date:  1964 ...

     

  20. HMS Aurora (1961)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1962 November 28 Laid down:  ...

     

  21. HMS Andromeda (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Heinz Variety Launched Date:  1967 May ...

     

  22. HMS Juno (1964)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1965 November 24 Laid down:  ...

     

  23. HMS Bacchante (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1968 February 29 Laid down:  ...

     

  24. HMS Ariadne (1969)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1971 September 10 Laid ...

     

  25. HMS Sirius (1963)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1964 September 22 Laid ...

     

  26. HMS Jupiter (1966)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1967 September 04 Laid ...

     

  27. HMS Galatea (1961)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1963 May 23 Laid down:  ...

     

  28. HMS Apollo (1969)

    ... Warship type:  Frigate Warship classLeander Launched Date:  1970 October 15 Laid down:  ...

     

"Type 12 Whitby-class anti-submarine frigates are proving particularly successful ... and we have decided to exploit their good qualities in an improved and more versatile ship. This improved Type 12 will be known as the Leander class. - Civil Lord of the Admiralty C. Ian Orr-Ewing

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