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Leander Class (1963) FF
Ships

Ship Pennant
No
Commissioned. Decommission/
Loss
Note:

Batch 1

Ajax

F114

16-Aug-1962 (launched) ? Broken up at Millom, Cumbria 03-Aug-1988.

Arethusa

F38

05-Nov-1963 (launched) ? Expended as a target 01-Jun-1991.

Aurora

F10

28-Nov-1962 (launched) ? Arrived at Milton Cumbria 06-Sep-1990 for breaking up..

Dido

F104

22-Dec-1961 (launched) 1983 Sold to New Zealand 18-Jul-1987 and renamed HMNZS Southland.

Euryalus

F15

06-Jun-1963 (launched) ? Arrived at Millom, Cumbria for breaking up 06-Sep-1990.

Galatea

F18

23-May-1963 (launched) ? Expended as a target 22-Jun-1988.

Leander

F109

28-Jun-1961 (launched) ? Expended as a target 14-Sep-1989.

Naiad

F39

04-Nov-1963 ? Expended as a target 1990.

Batch 2

Argonaut

F56

08-Feb-1966 (launched) ? Broken up in Spain.

Cleopatra

F28

25-Mar-1964 (launched) ? Beached at Alang, India 31-Jan-1994 for breaking up.

Danae

F47

21-Oct-1965 (launched) ? Sold 21-Oct-1965 to the Ecuadorian Navy as Moran Valverde.

Juno

F52

24-Nov-1965 (launched) ? ?

Minerva

F45

19-Dec-1964 (launched) ? Beached at Alang, India, 31-Jan-1994.

Penelope

F127

17-Aug-1962 (launched) ? Sold to Ecuador, handed over 25-Apr-1991 and renamed Presidente Eloy Alfaro.

Phoebe

F42

08-Jul01964 (launched) ? ?

Sirius

F40

22-Sep-1964 (launched) ? Expended as target 1998.

Batch 3

Achilles

F12

21-Nov-1968 (launched) ? Sold to Chile 01-Dec-1990 and renamed Zenteno.

Andromeda

F57

04-May-1967 (launched) ? Sold to the Indian Navy and commissioned as Krishna, 22-Aug-1995.

Apollo

F70

15-Oct-1970 (launched) ? Sold to the Pakistan Navy 13-Jul-1988 and renamed Zulfiquar.

Ariadne

F72

10-Sep-1971 (launched) ? Sold to Chile and renamed General Baquedano.

Bacchante

F69

29-Feb-1968 (launched) 01-Oct-1982 Sold to Royal New Zealand Navy and renamed HMNZS Wellington. Scuttled as an artificial reef off Island Bay, Wellington, Nov-2005.

Charybdis

F75

28-Feb-1968 ? Expended as a target 12-Jun-1993.

Diomede

F16

15-Apr-1969 (launched) ? Sold to the Pakistani Navy, handed over 15-Jul-1988, and renamed PNS Shamser.

Hermione

F58

26-Apr-1967 (launched) ? Sold 1997 for breaking up.

Jupiter

F60

04-Sep-1967 (launched) ? Sold Sep-1997 for breaking up.

Scylla

F71

08-Aug-1968 (launched) 14-Dec-1993 Scuttled at Whitsand Bay near Plymouth 28-Mar-2004 to become artificial reef.
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