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




2 units


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-1DeploymentUK C20 HMS Tiger present 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.



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