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HMS Falmouth (F113)
HMS Falmouth
HMS Falmouth
Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Falmouth
Builder: Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Laid down: 23 November 1957
Launched: 15 December 1959
Commissioned: 25 July 1961
Decommissioned: July 1984
Identification: Pennant number: F113
Fate: Sold for scrap 1989
Status: Scrapped
General characteristics
Class & type: Rothesay-class frigate
Displacement: 2,800 tons
Length: 370 ft
Beam: 41 ft
Draught: 17 ft 4 in
Propulsion:

2 × Bacock & Wilcox boilers operating at 550lb sq. in, 850°F

English Electric geared turbines, 2 shafts, 30000 shafts horsepower
Speed: 30 kn (56 km/h)
Complement: 235
Armament:

2 × 4.5" dual purpose on a Mk VI mounting 1 x 40mm on STAGG mounting

2 x Limbo Mortar Mk 10 Mountings
Aircraft carried: 1 × Wasp helicopter

HMS Falmouth was a Rothesay or Type 12I class anti-submarine frigate of the British Royal Navy.

Commanding officers[edit | edit source]

From To Captain
1971 1971
1979 1979 Commander C L Quarrie AFC RN

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