HMS Blackpool (1958) FF  (2nd)

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Blackpool was a Type 12 Whitby Class, anti-submarine frigate.

Built by Thornycroft, launched 14-Feb-1957, commissioned 14-Aug-1958.

Loaned to the Royal New Zealand Navy 07-Jun-1966 to 1971 while HMNZS Canterbury was building.

Used as target ship on her return. Sold for scrapping 11-May-1978.


Other HMS Blackpool
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- 2nd HMS Blackpool

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This page last edited - 21 April, 2013.

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