HMS Charybdis
Ship Number
1675
Vessel Type
Leander Class Frigate
Built
Belfast
Slip Number
Queens Yard - 2
Launch Date
February 28, 1968
Launched By
Lady Hill-Norton
Delivered
June 6, 1969
Owner
Ministry of Defence
Weight
2450 grt
BP Length
360 feet
Breadth
43 feet
No. of Screws
Twin
Speed (approx)
28 knots
Propulsion
two double reduction geared turbines 30,000 shp
Official No.
Registered
I.M.O.
Fate
Sank
 HMS Charybdis

Pennant No. F75
 
Nicknamed "Cherry B" and accordingly wore a funnel badge depicting a bunch of cherries and a bee.
 
Charybdis was the last ship built for the Navy by Harland & Wolf until RFA Fort Victoria in the early 1990s.
 
Charybdis was in attendance at the 1977 Silver Jubilee Review of the Fleet at Spithead.
 
Decommissioned September 30th 1991.
 
She was sunk as a target on 11th June 1993.