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HMS Alacrity (F174)

HMS Alacrity was the sixth Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy and entered service in July 1977. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow,Scotland. She was sold to Pakistan in 1993 as the PNS Badr. Commanding Officers 1976-1978 Cdr Robert B Mortlock 1978-1980 Cdr Alan J Bannister 1980-1982 Cdr Christopher J S Craig […]

HMS Arrow (F173)

HMS Arrow was the fourth Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy and entered service in May 1975. Built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, she was sold to Pakistan in 1994 and is still in service as the PNS Khaibar. Commanding Officers 1975-1977 Cdr Nicholas J Barker 1977-1979 Cdr William L Davis 1979-1980 Cdr […]

HMS Ambuscade (F172)

HMS Ambuscade was the third Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy and entered service in August 1975. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow,Scotland. She was sold to Pakistan in 1993 and is still in service as the PNS Tariq. HMS Ambuscade Association Commanding Officers 1974-1976 Cdr Anthony P Harris 1976-1977 Cdr Peter […]

HMS Antelope (F170)

HMS Antelope was the second Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy and entered service in July 1975. She was built by Vosper Thornycroft Shipbuilders. She was sunk by Argentine bombs on 24 May 1982 Commanding Officers 1974-1976 Cdr Nicholas Hill-Norton 1976-1977 Cdr Brian W Turner 1977-1979 Cdr Patrick Rowe 1979-1981 Cdr Christopher Williams 1987-1982 […]

Amazon Service History

From To Details Comments 1971 Launched Vosper’s Woolston Southampton by HRH Princess Anne 1974 Commissionned 11/05/1974 1974 1975 Sea Trials Northern Europe & West Indies 1976 North Atlantic – Mediterranean 1977 Silver Jubilee Spithead Portsmouth 1977 1978 Far east deployment with HMS Tiger, Cleopatra, Rhyll, Zulu, Mohawk RFA Grey Rover, Tarbatness & Cherry Leaf Engine […]

HMS Amazon (F169)

HMS Amazon was the first Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy. Her keel was laid down at the Vosper Thornycroft shipyard in Southampton, England. The ship suffered a fire in the Far East in 1977, drawing attention to the risk of building warships with aluminium superstructure. Commanding Officers 1973-1975 Cdr W John Bingham 1975-1976 […]