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  • UK Tiger class

    Cruiser
    ships



    1959    


        Derivatives / Succeeded by
    UK H Tiger conversion class 1968


    Specifications

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    885crew
    9500light (tn)
    12080full load (tn)
    169length (m)
    19.50beam (m)
    5.50draught (m)
    31.50max speed (knots)


    Shipyards

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    UK John Brown - Clydebank1
    UK Kvaerner (Govan) - Govan1


    List of Ships

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    UKRoyal NavyC20HMS TigerMMWS19591968
    Tiger conversion class C20 HMS Tiger 19721978
    UKRoyal NavyC99HMS BlakeGLZM19611968
    Tiger conversion class C99 HMS Blake 19691979




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    Events

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    1941-oct-1Laid downUK C20 HMS Tiger as HMS Bellerophon
    1942-aug-17Laid downUK C99 HMS Blake as HMS Tiger
    1945-oct-25LaunchedUK C20 HMS Tiger
    1945-dec-20LaunchedUK C99 HMS Blake
    1959-mar-18CommissionedUK C20 HMS Tiger
    1959-nov-27UK C20 HMS Tiger damaged by fire
    1961-mar-18CommissionedUK C99 HMS Blake
    1961-aug-5DeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger present at Plymouth Navy Days 1961
    1962-marDeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger departed HMNB Devonport for Far East deployment
    1962-jul-24DeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger Exercise FOTEX 62 participated in Exercise FOTEX 62 with Far East Fleet, RAN and RNZN
    1962-augPort VisitUK C99 HMS Blake visited Port-of-Spain in company with HMS Whirlwind for Trinidad & Tobago Independence Day celebrations
    1964-aug-1Port VisitUK C20 HMS Tiger Ship open to visitors at Plymouth Navy Days 1964.
    1965RefitUK C99 HMS Blake Converted at HMD Portsmouth, between 1965 and 1969 into a Helicopter Cruiser for 4x Wessex / Sea King.
    1965-augDeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger present at Plymouth Navy Days 1965
    1966-aug-27DeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger present at Plymouth Navy Days 1966
    1966-decDeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger Gibraltar and Mediterranean for talks between UK and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
    1967-aug-26DeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger present at Plymouth Navy Days 1967
    1968RefitUK C20 HMS Tiger Converted at HMD Devonport, between 1968 and 1972 into a Helicopter Cruiser for 4x Sea King.
    1970-aug-29UK C20 HMS Tiger present (in refit) at Plymouth Navy Days 1970.
    1971-aug-28UK C20 HMS Tiger present (in refit) at Plymouth Navy Days 1971.






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