The Whitby class Type 12 Frigate included 6 ships of the Royal Navy. Designed as anti-submarine frigates. WITHBY was built by
Cammell Laird & Co and was commisioned in 1957.
Max. 2600t displacement, 110 x 12m, max. 30 knots turbine drive via 2 screws,
crew 152,later 225 people. 1977 sold for scrapping.