D33 HMS Dauntless

UK Royal Navy




2010 to present    


D33 HMS Dauntless

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Flight Deck: DT
Call Sign: GPLB


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2000-julOrdered
2004-augLaid down
2007-jan-23LaunchedGovan Yard No 1062. Fitted out at Scotstoun.
2008-novTrials
2010-aprPort Visit1st visit to affiliated city on Tyneside, prior to Commissioning.
2010-jun-3Commissioned
2010-oct-8Port Visitvisit for weekend to affiliate town of Great Yarmouth
2011-sep-10Port Visitvisited Excel centre in London Docklands for Defence exhibition, until 17 Sep 2011.
2012-apr-4DeploymentSouth Atlantic Atlantic Patrol Task (South) departed HMNB Portsmouth for APT(S) tasking, relieving HMS Montrose. Included Auriga 12 deployment to W Africa and once relieved by HMS Edinburgh, eventually returned to Portsmouth on 30 Oct 2012.
2012-sepPort VisitCOCartagena de Indias Harbour hosted Anglo-Colombian Security Conference in Cartegena
2013-feb-22Port VisitNorth Shields Northumbrian Quay visited North Shields with Lynx HMA.8 embarked. Ship Open to Visitors on 24 Feb. Departed 26 Feb
2013-apr-18Aircraftseen in HMNB Portsmouth. 815 Sq, 239 Flt Lynx assigned.
2014-mar-13Port VisitKing George V Dock 4 day visit to Glasgow, departed 17 Mar.
2015-jan-2Deploymentdeparted HMNB Portsmouth for 5 month Gulf deployment and returned on 15 May 2015.
2016-febHMNB Portsmouth Harbour Training Ship reduced to Harbour Training Ship status, in reserve at Portsmouth, after only 5.5 years under commission.

Specifications    

    from Type 45 Daring class
187crew
60troops
7500light (tn)
8100full load (tn)
152.40length (m)
21.20beam (m)
7.40draught (m)
7000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce WR21
2Naval Engine diesel - Wärtsilä VASA32
8Missile Launcher Aster VLS
1Naval Gun Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch
1Naval Radar long range search S1850M

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy AW eh.101 12
UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 12

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan


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