HMS Naiad (1962)

Pennant No: 
F39
Warship type: 
Warship class: 
Length: 
372 ft (113 m)
Beam: 
43 ft (13 m)
Draught: 
14 ft 10 in (4.52 m)
Laid down: 
1962 October 30
Launched Date: 
1963 November 04
Commissioned: 
1965 March 17
Fate: 
Sunk as target, 1990
Builder: 
Yarrow Shipbuilders
HMS Naiad, leander class frigate at sea.
Displacement: 
2,500 tons (later 2,790 tons) standard 2,962 tons
Complement: 
260
Propulsion: 
2 Babcock & Wilcox oil-fired boilers, geared steam turbines delivering 22,370 kW (30,000 shp) to two shafts.
Speed: 
27 knots (50 km/h)
Range: 
7,400 km (4,600 miles) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
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
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