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Type 12 Whitby Class (1956) 
Anti-submarine Frigates FF Specification 

Crew :

152. To Type 12 Whitby Class (1956) FF Ships :
Displacement : 2,150 tons standard, 2560 tons max.

Dimensions :

370ft x 51ft x 17ft 3in,
(112.77m x 15.54m x 5.27m)
Range : 5,200 nm at 12 knots.
Max fuel load 400 tons oil.

Sensors :

Radar:
Type 277Q
Type 293Q surveillance
Type 275 fire control
Type 262 STAAG fire control

Sonar:
Type 174 search
Type 162 target classification
Type 170 attack
Armament : 2 x 4.5" guns in a single Mk VI turret,
2 x 40mm guns in a STAAG mounting,
12 x 21" torpedo tubes in two twin trainable and eight single fixed mountings,
2 x Limbo AS mortars,
Corvus decoy launchers.
Power plant : Two Babcock & Wilcox 550psi boilers with two English Electric steam turbines, producing a total of 30000shp on two shafts.

Max Speed :

30 knots.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.

This page last edited - 17 March, 2013.