Allied Warships

HMS Tiger (20)

Light cruiser of the Minotaur class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassMinotaur 
Pennant20 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland): Vickers Armstrong (Tyne) 
Ordered18 Dec 1941 
Laid down1 Oct 1941 
Launched25 Oct 1945 
Commissioned18 Mar 1959 
End service20 Apr 1978 
History

Originally named HMS Blake, then Bellerophon.
Construction suspended in July 1946.

The Minotaur class cruisers remaining to be completed at the end of the war were later finished as the last all-gun cruisers - in fact the last cruisers ever built for the Royal Navy. These ships were known as the Tiger class.

Decommissioned on 20 April 1978. Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1986.

 
Former nameHMS Blake, HMS Bellerophon

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