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This is a list of frigates of Iran, which have served in the Imperial Iranian Navy and the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy.

Commissioned[edit | edit source]

Ship Hull number Class Picture Service Origin
Laid down Launched Commissioned
IRIS Alvand
(ex-IIS Saam)[1]
71[1]
(ex-DE 12)[2]
Alvand class IS Alvand (F-71) 1977.jpg 22 May 1967[2] 25 July 1968[2] 20 May 1971[2] United Kingdom[1]
IRIS Alborz
(ex-IIS Zaal)[1]
72[1]
(ex-DE 14)[2]
Velayat 94 Military exercise 13 by Mbazri.jpg 3 March 1968[2] 4 March 1969[2] 1 March 1971[2] United Kingdom[1]
IRIS Sabalan
(ex-IIS Rostam)[1]
73[1]
(ex-DE 16)[2]
IS Sabalan (F-73) 1977.jpg 10 December 1967[2] 4 March 1969[2] 26 June 1972[2] United Kingdom[1]
IRIS Jamaran 76[3] Moudge class Iranian Velayat-90 Naval Exercise by IRIN (6).jpg 2004[3] 28 November 2007[3] 19 February 2010[3] Iran[3]
IRIS Sahand 74[3] الحاق‌ پیشرفته ترین ناوشکن بومی غرب آسیا به نیروی دریایی ارتش (30).jpg 2010[3] 18 September 2012 1 December 2018 Iran[3]

Decommissioned[edit | edit source]

Ship Hull number Class Picture Service Origin
Laid down Launched Commissioned Fate
IRIS Damavand 77[3] Moudge class Damavand shipo.jpg 2009[3] 13 March 2013[3] 9 March 2015[3] Out of service since 10 January 2018 Iran[3]
IRIS Sahand
(ex-IIS Faramarz)[1]
74[1]
(ex-DE 18)[2]
Alvand class IS Sahand (F-74) 1977.jpg 25 July 1968[2] 30 July 1969[2] 28 February 1972[2] Sunk by U.S. Navy, 19 April 1988[2] United Kingdom[1]
IIS Babr
(ex-HMS Derby Haven)[2]
None[2] Loch class HMS Loch Scavaig FL6051.jpg 11 February 1944[2] 14 December 1944[2] July 1949[2] Decommissioned on 30 October 1969, stricken in 1972[2] United Kingdom[2]
IIS Palang
(ex-HMS Fly)[4]
None[4] Algerine class HMS Fly FL13162.jpg 6 October 1941[5] 1 June 1942[5] 1949[4] Decommissioned in December 1966, stricken in 1972[4] United Kingdom[4]

Future[edit | edit source]

Ship Class Picture Service Origin
Laid down Launched
IRIS Dena[6] Moudge class[3] Jamaranclass.jpg 2012[3] 2015[3] Iran[3]
IRIS Taftan[6] 2013[3] 2016[3]
IRIS Shiraz[6] 2014[3] 2017[3]

References[edit | edit source]

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  • "Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1947–1995". Conway Maritime Press. 1996. pp. 183–188. ISBN 978-1557501325. 
  • Saunders, Stephen; Philpott, Tom, eds (2015). "IHS Jane's Fighting Ships 2015–2016". Coulsdon: IHS Jane's. pp. 382–395. ISBN 9780710631435. OCLC 919022075. 
  • Blackman, Raymond, ed (1953). "Jane's Fighting Ships 1953–1954". London: Sampson Low, Martson & Co. ISBN 9780710631435. OCLC 919022075. 


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