Ordered: 4 February 1963
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie and Company
Yard number: 755
Laid down: 11 July 1963
Launched: 10 July 1964, as Olynthus
Commissioned: 21 June 1965
Renamed: Olwen, 5 August 1967
Fate: Renamed Kea in May 2001.
Arrived Alang for demolition 21 July 2001.
Another O boat for you Pat, Olwen taken in Singapore Stores Basin from the bow of the Tarbatness after FEBEX 1971, I think the stern of the Frigate is the Minerva. A group of us Cadets had been temp'ly transferred to the Olwen for the exercise, hence the photo.