- Class: Q - 8 destroyers of 1940
- Displacement: 1,705 tons
- Dimensions: 348 (wl) 358 (oa) x 36 x 9.5 ft.
- Machinery: 2-shaft geared turbines, S.H.P. 40,000 = 36 knots
- Armament: 4-4.7in QF Mk IX (4x1), 4-2pdr (1x4), 6-20mm (6x1); 8-21in (2x4) TT
- Complement: 175
- Builder: Hawthorn Leslie
- Laid Down: 24 Sep 1940
- Launched: 28 Feb 1942
- Completed: 26 Nov 1942
- Service: 3rd Emergency Flotilla. Eastern Fleet 1944; Pacific Fleet 1945. Quadrant was one of five manned by the Royal Australian Navy and transferred to the RAN in 1943-1945. Postwar she was converted to a Type 15 frigate in Australia and served to 1960.