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6th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

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6th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

The 6th Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy.

Operational history

During its existence, the squadron included Loch class, Type 15, Whitby class, Rothesay class, Tribal class, Leander-class and Type 23 frigates.

Ships from the squadron participated in the Coronation Fleet Review, the Beira Patrol, the Cod Wars, the Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, the Falklands War and STANAVFORLANT.

The squadron was disbanded in 2002 following the Royal Navy's "Fleet First" reorganisation.

Ships assigned to the squadron bore a badge on their funnels or superstructure depicting the Red Hand of Ulster.

References

6th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom) Wikipedia


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