TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: BEAS
Type: Frigate
Keel: 29/11/1956
Launched: 09/10/1958
Completed: 24/05/1960
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 156
Dimensions: 2251disp - 2515disp, 320.0 x 40.0 x 16.0(draft)ft
Engines: 8 x Oil engines, ASR1 type, 12380bhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 25.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins, 1 x 2 x 40mm, 1 x 1 x 40mm guns;
History: 1 x Squid AS mortar
24/05/1960 Government of India
1992 Broken up
Comments: A Type 41 Air Defence Frigate
Allocated Pennant F137, later F37
1980: Aft twin gun mount removed & replaced by extra deckhouse
1980: Re-allocated as a Cadet Training Ship


Above: from the top, BEAS, BRAHMAPUTRA and BETWA. After modification

Above photo as BEAS copyright of Dave Swindell