UK Hecla class

Support Ship
ships



1965    


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116crew
2800full load (tn)
79.30length (m)
15beam (m)
4.70draught (m)
12000range (nm)
14max speed (knots)
3840power (shp)
1Naval Engine electric motors
3Naval Engine diesel - electric Paxman 12YJCZ
1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006

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UK Royal Navy Westland wasp 11
ZA South African Air Force SNIA alouette iii 11

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UK Robb Caledon (Leith) - Leith1
UK Yarrow - Scotstoun4


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UKRoyal NavyA133HMS HeclaGPBA - HL19651997
UKRoyal NavyA137HMS HecateGQCA - HT19651990
UKRoyal NavyA144HMS HydraGRGE - HD19661986
ID TNI-AL 932 KRI Dewa Kembar 1986--
ZASouth African NavyA324SAS ProteaZTRX - PR1972--
UKRoyal NavyA138HMS HeraldGQIM - HR19742001

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1964-febOrderedUK A133 HMS Hecla
1964-febOrderedUK A137 HMS Hecate
1964-febOrderedUK A144 HMS Hydra
1964-may-6Laid downUK A133 HMS Hecla
1964-may-14Laid downUK A144 HMS Hydra
1964-oct-26Laid downUK A137 HMS Hecate
1964-dec-21LaunchedUK A133 HMS Hecla
1965-febAircraftUK A137 HMS Hecate Assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT432 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Mar 1967
1965-mar-31LaunchedUK A137 HMS Hecate
1965-jun-9CommissionedUK A133 HMS Hecla
1965-jul-14LaunchedUK A144 HMS Hydra
1965-oct-20CommissionedUK A137 HMS Hecate
1966-may-5CommissionedUK A144 HMS Hydra
1968-junAircraftUK A137 HMS Hecate Assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS532 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Nov 1969
1969-jul-26DeploymentUK A137 HMS Hecate Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Present at Ships of the Western Fleet review in Torbay.
1969-nov-7OrderedZA A324 SAS Protea
1970-jul-20Laid downZA A324 SAS Protea
1970-nov-19DeploymentUK A144 HMS Hydra Operation Burlap to Bay of Bengal to assist in cyclone relief efforts
1971-jul-14LaunchedZA A324 SAS Protea
1971-sepAircraftUK A144 HMS Hydra assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT436 as Hydra Flt/419, until c Jun 1977.
1971-sepAircraftUK A137 HMS Hecate Assigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS562 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Feb 1973
1972-may-23CommissionedZA A324 SAS Protea
1972-nov-9Laid downUK A138 HMS Herald
1973-octRefitUK A144 HMS Hydra refit at Singapore, until c Feb 1974
1973-oct-4LaunchedUK A138 HMS Herald
1974-oct-31UK A138 HMS Herald Ship No 512 built at Leith shipyards of Henry Robb (Robb Caledon) for more info see www.leithshipyards.com
1974-nov-22CommissionedUK A138 HMS Herald
1977-aprPort VisitUK A137 HMS Hecate visited Monaco as Flagship of Hydrographer of the Navy, for 11th International Hydrographic Conference, 18-30 Apr
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK A138 HMS Herald Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, off Spitsand
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK A133 HMS Hecla Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, off Spitsand
1977-jun-25DeploymentUK A137 HMS Hecate Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, off Spitsand
1982-mar-2DeploymentUK A133 HMS Hecla Departed HMNB Devonport on a 5 month North Atlantic deployment, due back Aug 1982.
1982-aprAircraftUK A144 HMS Hydra assigned 829 NAS Wasp HAS.1 XT432 as Hydra Flt/415, until c Sep 1982.
1982-apr-14DeploymentUK A133 HMS Hecla Operation Corporate Ordered to South Atlantic departing Gibraltar for CASEVAC operations, leaving theatre on 29 Jun 1982.
1982-apr-24DeploymentUK A138 HMS Herald Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Portsmouth to South Atlantic for CASEVAC operations, leaving theatre 30 Jun 1982
1982-apr-24DeploymentUK A144 HMS Hydra Operation Corporate Departed HMNB Portsmouth to South Atlantic for CASEVAC operations, leaving theatre 27 Aug and returning to Portsmouth on 24 Sep 1982.
1985-octRefitUK A137 HMS Hecate at HMD Devonport until Mar 1986
1986DecommissionedUK A144 HMS Hydra
1986CommissionedID 932 KRI Dewa Kembar
1986-jan-17DeploymentUK A144 HMS Hydra Operation Balsac diverted to Aden for Operation Balsac
1990DecommissionedUK A137 HMS Hecate
1997DecommissionedUK A133 HMS Hecla to be replaced by HMS Scott
2001DecommissionedUK A138 HMS Herald
2004Fate: scrappedUK A138 HMS Herald Scrapped in India


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