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Thursday, October 13, 2016

HMS Richmond (F239) on the Tyne


HMS Richmond (F239) on the Tyne

The following photos show HMS Richmond visiting the river Tyne on 13/10/2016.
The ship is a Type 23 or "Duke" class frigate.
She is equipped with torpedoes and anti-aircraft & anti-ship missiles as well as guns.
The Richmond can operate with a Royal Navy Wildcat or Merlin helicopter and is equipped with highly advanced submarine detecting sonar.
The ship was one of the last ships built at the Swan Hunter shipyard at Wallsend.
Please left click on each image for the full size photo. 

Type 23 Frigate

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