F233 HMS Marlborough

Royal Navy

2008 to present - Chilean Navy - FF-06 Almirante Condell    



1991 to 2005    


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Flight Deck: MA
Call Sign: GAGJ


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1987-oct-22Laid down
1989-jan-21Launched
1991-jun-14Commissioned
1998-jul-17Port Visitvisit to Latakia in company with RFA Fort Victoria
1998-aug-28DeploymentHMNB Portsmouth International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998., Portsmouth, on board Lynx XZ731
2001-oct-27AircraftArabian Sea Accident Ships Flt Lynx ZD253 crashed into Arabian Sea after being hit by Omani patrol boat, while operating at low level.
2003-jan-17Deployment Operation Telic to support combat operations in Iraq. First time the Mk 8 Mod 0 gun had been used in combat operations for Naval Gunfire Support. Departed from the Persian Gulf on 19 Apr for Cairns and homeward via South China Sea. Returned to the UK 8 Aug 2003
2005-marDeployment Operation Telic relieved in Persian Gulf as Operation Telic guardship in Task Group 330.01 by HMS Argyll.
2005-jul-8Decommissionedfollowing Jul 2004 announcement by UK MoD to reduce Type 23 fleet to 13 vessels.
2007Fate: transferedto Chile as Almirante Condell

Specifications    

    from Type 23 Duke class
180crew
3600light (tn)
4200full load (tn)
133length (m)
16.10beam (m)
5.50draught (m)
7800range (nm)
28max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine diesel - Paxman Valenta 12CM
2Naval Engine electric motors
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Spey
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODLAG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Sea Wolf
2Naval Gun single 30 mm
1Naval Gun Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch
4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
1Chaff and decoys towed decoy Type 182
1Chaff and decoys towed decoy Type 2070 Talisman
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 911
1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1007
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 996
1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2031
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2050

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Builder    

Swan Hunter, Wallsend


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