F81 HMS Sutherland


Royal Navy

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Type 23 Duke class
FF - Frigate

Flight Deck: SU
Call Sign: GCOZ

HMS Sutherland F81



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1992-janOrdered
1993-oct-14Laid down
1996-mar-9Launchedaka The Fighting Clan.
1997-jul-4Commissioned
2002-feb-6Aircraft815 NAS Lynx HAS.3 XZ694, air freight to join ship near Veracruz, until Apr 2002
2002-feb-12Deploymentdeparted HMNB Devonport for Atlantic Patrol Ship (North) deployment
2002-marPort VisitPuerto de Veracruz week long visit to Veracruz, for the Port 100th anniversary celebration.
2002-mar-27Port Visitanchored offshore for 1 day visit to Montserrat
2003-jun-9Deployment Operation Telic to support post-combat and reconstruction operations in Iraq, completing 3 Dec 2003.
2006Trialsconducted trials of ScanEagle reconnaissance UAV
2006-nov-5DeploymentSalalah International Salalah relieved HMS Kent at Salalah, Oman on Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean mission
2007-aprDeploymentShatt al-Arab platforms assumed role of Flagship of CTF 158 in the northern Persian Gulf
2007-decRefitReady for Merlin towed array sonar Type 2087 at Babcock Marine in Rosyth, until 14 Nov 2008 for extensive refit including Seawolf mid life upgrade and new Type 2087 towed array sonar.
2010-jun-28Port VisitBedford Basin Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited Halifax for MARLANT Fleet Review
2010-novAircraftassigned 829 NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH863 as /501
2011-apr-8DeploymentLibyan coast Gulf of Sirte Operation Unified Protector deployed from HMNB Devonport to Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf operations
2011-oct-18Port VisitTower Bridge visit to the Pool of London alongside HMS Belfast until 22 Oct.
2011-oct-25Deployment Staff College Sea Days 2011 Demonstrated anti-submarine techniques in the Solent.
2011-oct-25Aircraftnoted with 829NAS Merlin HM.1 ZH841/502 aboard, while departing HMNB Portsmouth.
2012-jul-5DeploymentDeparted HMNB Devonport for a 6 month maritime security deployment in the Indian Ocean, to relieve HMS Westminster. Relieved by HMS Northumberland and returned to HMNB Devonport on 15 Dec 2012.
2013-sep-6Port VisitRoyal Victoria Dock visit to London for International Shipping Week, alongside at Excel Exhibition Centre until 15 Sep. Wildcat ZZ396 onboard
2013-oct-7DeploymentNorth Western Approaches Exercise Joint Warrior 13-2 participated in two week exercise off NW Scotland
2013-oct-11Port VisitHamburg Port visited Hamburg, including Ship open to visitors, departed 14 Oct
2013-oct-28Refitsurface and low level air search radar Type 997 commenced planned 11 month refit at HMD Devonport, to include a new command system and the Type 997 Artisan radar



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

Aircraft        

    Typical Max
Royal Navy AW eh.101 11
Royal Navy westland Lynx 11
Royal Navy AW AW159 Wildcat HMA2 10

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Builder        

Yarrow, Scotstoun





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