Frigate Tribal class, HMS Ashanti(F117) built by Yarrow of Scotstoun & launched 9/3/59. commissioned 23/11/61. the first commissioned Royal Navy warship to be equipped with combined steam and gas (COSAG) engines. Reclassified as a Harbour Training Ship in '81. '88 sunk as a target by submarines HMS Sceptre & Spartan.
HMS Anson on sea trials firing her guns in the North Sea. June 18-21, 1942. Photo: Lt. C. J. Ware. Imperial War Museums A 10150