HMS Argonaut (1964)

Warship type: 
Warship class: 
Length: 
113.4 m (372 ft)
Beam: 
12.5 m (41 ft)
Draught: 
5.8 m (19 ft)
Battle Honours: 
Falklands War
Laid down: 
1964 Nov 27
Launched Date: 
1966 Feb 08
Commissioned: 
1967 Aug 17
Fate: 
Scrapped in 1995
Builder: 
Hawthorn Leslie and Company
HMS Argonaut at sea
Displacement: 
3,200 long tons (3,251 t) full load
Complement: 
223
Propulsion: 
2 × Babcock & Wilcox boilers supplying steam to two sets of White-English Electric double-reduction geared turbines to two shafts
Speed: 
28 knots (52 km/h)
Range: 
4,600 nautical miles (8,500 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
Armament: 
As built: 1 × twin 4.5 inch (114 mm) guns
1 × quadruple Sea Cat anti-aircraft missile launchers
1 × Limbo anti-submarine mortar
From 1980: 4 × Exocet anti-ship missile launchers
2 × quadruple Seacat anti-aircraft missile launchers
2 × single 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
2 × triple torpedo tubes
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