A137 HMS Hecate

UK Royal Navy




1965 to 1990    


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Flight Deck: HT
Call Sign: GQCA


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1964-febOrdered
1964-oct-26Laid down
1965-febAircraftAssigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XT432 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Mar 1967
1965-mar-31Launched
1965-oct-20Commissioned
1966-aug-27DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1966 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1966
1968-junAircraftAssigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS532 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Nov 1969
1969-jul-26DeploymentTorbay Fleet Review: Ships of the Western Fleet Present at Ships of the Western Fleet review in Torbay.
1971-sepAircraftAssigned 829 Sq Wasp HAS.1 XS562 as Hecate Flt/418-HT, until c Feb 1973
1977-aprPort Visitvisited Monaco as Flagship of Hydrographer of the Navy, for 11th International Hydrographic Conference, 18-30 Apr
1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, off Spitsand
1985-octRefitat HMD Devonport until Mar 1986
1990Decommissioned

Specifications

   

    from Hecla class
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

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy Westland Wasp 11


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Builder

   

UK Yarrow, Scotstoun


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