Jaguar 1957 HMS - Frigate

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Jaguar 1957 HMS - Frigate

Post by Woody » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:18 am

HMS Jaguar
Frigate, Leopard Class or Type 41 Anti-Aircraft Frigate - F.37
Laid down 2/11/1953 and launched by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton, Yard No 1476, on 30/7/1957. Srapped at Chittagong in 2014
2300t normal, 2520t deep load
340ft oa x 40ft x 11ft 10in
2-shaft, 8 x ASRI diesels, 14,400bhp giving 25 knots
The only one of her class to be fitted with controllable pitch propellers
4 x 4.5in/45 Mk 6 DP (2 x 2), 2 x 40mm/60 STAAG Mk 2 AA (1 x 2) and 1 Squid
Crew 205

Completed 12/12/1959. She was the last Warship built by Denny
On her arrival at Chatham she lay in No 3 basin while a court of inquiry was held as to why there was blasting grit in her main gearbox. While waiting she was used for the film “Watch Your Stern”
Spring 1960 to South Atlantic and South America Station
January 1961 to 7th FS Home and South Atlantic
April 1966 started an extended Refit at Chatham. Her new radars required a new plated mainmast to support the weight, replacing the lattice structure
October 1967 Home and Far East
May 1971 visited Tristan da Cunha
December 1971 allocated to the new ANZUK Squadron following withdrawal of the Far East Fleet
1973 Second Cod War
10/9/1973 rammed by the Icelandic Gunboat Thor, suffering a hole in her bows
October 1973 Paid off for refit and then placed in the Standby Squadron
1976 recommisioned for service off Iceland in the Third Cod War and was fitted with a wooden sheathing over her bows for protection
March 1978 sold to Bangladesh
6/7/1978 commissioned at Chatham as ALI HAIDER after a Refit by Vosper Thornycroft, Southampton
2001 withdrawn from Active Service
Stricken 22/1/2014

edited 20/7/2014
C1 Jaguar at speed port bow c1965.jpg
Jaguar with Lattice mast
C2 Jaguar underway starboard Sydney.jpg
Jaguar in Sydney
C3 Jaguar F37 underway bow port colour.jpg
1976 with protected bow for Cod War

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Re: Jaguar 1957 HMS - Frigate

Post by Woody » Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:36 pm

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C4 Ali Haider stern port Penang 1990.JPG
Ali Haider at Penang 1990

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Re: Jaguar 1957 HMS - Frigate

Post by Deepol » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:20 am

At Southampton in 1978 as ALI HAIDER following her refit by Vosper's prior to transfer to Bangladesh.
Paul Strathdee

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Re: Jaguar 1957 HMS - Frigate

Post by Dennis Maccoy » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:10 pm

At Rosyth on 2 June 1968.
Jaguar, 2 June 1968_1.jpg


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