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HMS Relentless (F185)

The Royal Navy Type 15 frigate HMS Relentless (F185) underway after her conversion.

The Type 15 frigate was a class of British anti-submarine frigates of the Royal Navy. They were conversions based on the hulls of World War II-era destroyers built to the standard War Emergency Programme "utility" design.

SpecifictationsEdit

  • Type: Anti-Submarine Frigate
  • Service Period: 1951-1977
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 358 feet (109.12 meters)
    • Beam: 37 feet 9 inches (11.51 meters)
    • Draught: 14 feet 6 inches (4.42 meters)
    • Displacement: 2,300 tons (Standard); 2,700 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 174
  • Propulsion: 2 × Admiralty 3-drum boilers, 2 x steam turbines, 2 x shafts, 40,000 shp (30,000 kW)
  • Speed: 31 knots (57.41 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Type 293Q target indication (later Type 993) RDF
    • Type 277Q surface search RDF
    • Type 974 navigation RDF
    • Type 262 fire control RDF on director CRBF
    • Type 1010 Cossor Mark 10 IFF
    • Type 174 search ASDIC
    • Type 162 target classification ASDIC
    • Type 170 attack ASDIC
  • Armament:
    • 2 x QF 4"/45-caliber Mk.XIX dual purpose naval guns (1x2)
    • 1 x Bofors 40mm Mk.V anti-aircraft guns (1x2)
    • 2 × Squid or Limbo Mark 10 anti-submarine mortars

Unit RunEdit

Royal NavyEdit

  • HMS Urania (F08)
  • HMS Troubridge (F09)
  • HMS Ulysses (F17)
  • HMS Terpsichore (F19)
  • HMS Teazer (F23)
  • HMS Verulam (F29)
  • HMS Volage (F41)
  • HMS Tenacious (F44)
  • HMS Venus (F50)
  • HMS Undaunted (F53)
  • HMS Petard (F56)
  • HMS Tyrian (F67)
  • HMS Wizard (F72)
  • HMS Virago (F76)
  • HMS Ulster (F83)
  • HMS Vigilant (F93)
  • HMS Orwell (F98)
  • HMS Zest (F102)
  • HMS Tumult (F121)
  • HMS Rapid (F138)
  • HMS Undine (F141)
  • HMS Tuscan (F156)
  • HMS Wrangler (F157) - Sold to the South African Navy as SAS Vrystaat 1957, sunk as a target in 1976
  • HMS Wakeful (F159)
  • HMS Paladin (F169)
  • HMS Relentless (F185)
  • HMS Whirlwind (F187)
  • HMS Termagant (F189)
  • HMS Rocket (F193)
  • HMS Roebuck (F195)
  • HMS Urchin (F196)
  • HMS Grenville (F197)
  • HMS Ursa (F200)

Royal Australian NavyEdit

  • HMAS Quadrant
  • HMAS Queenborough
  • HMAS Quiberon
  • HMAS Quickmatch

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