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HMS Aurora (1961)

HMS Aurora F10 of the Royal Navy ships badge.
Pennant No: 
F10
Warship type: 
Warship class: 
Length: 
113.4 metres (372 ft)
Beam: 
13.1 metres (43 ft)
Draught: 
4.5 metres (15 ft)
Post Tenebras Lux: 'After darkness light'
Laid down: 
1961 June 01
Launched Date: 
1962 November 28
Commissioned: 
1964 April 09
Fate: 
Arrived for scrapping 6 September 1990 at Millom,
Builder: 
John Brown & Company
HMS Aurora F10, Leander class frigate of the Royal Navy at sea.
Displacement: 
2,500 tons standard, 2,962 tons full load
Complement: 
260
Propulsion: 
2 Babcock & Wilcox oil-fired boilers, geared steam turbines, 22,370 kilowatts (30,000 hp), 2 shafts
Speed: 
27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph
Range: 
7,400 kilometres (4,600 mi; 4,000 nmi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Armament: 
2 × 4.5 inch guns (1 × twin mounting Mk6)
1 × Seacat surface-to-air missile launcher
2 × 20mm guns (single mountings)
1 × ASW Limbo mortar