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  • united kingdom Swan Hunter (Neptune)

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

    United Kingdom




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    0.6021 Swan Hunter (Wallsend), England
    0.6065 Hawthorn Leslie, England
    1.0065 A and P Tyneside, England
    1.4187 Vickers-Armstrong, England
    3.4241EGG11 RMR Tyne, England
    3.4243 Spiller's Wharf, England



    1860 to 1988

    54° 58' 50'' N - 1° 32' 2'' W
    Low Walker
    Elevation: 10 feet




    History of this Location


    The main series of integrated yard numbers from Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson days (with the Wallsend yard) ended with HMS Bristol in 1967.
    After its closure in 1988, it has become the Neptune Yard and Offshore Technology Centre.

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    List of ships built at Swan Hunter (Neptune)

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    From
    1965Support Ship OL class
    1966Support Ship Ness class
    1973Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 82 Bristol class
    1974Support Ship Rover class
    1977Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
    1985Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 3)
    1988Frigate Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
    1990Frigate Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class

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    1964-nov-19UK A124 RFA Olmeda OL class
    1966-apr-7UK A339 RFA Lyness Ness class
    1967-feb-28UK A345 RFA Tarbatness Ness class
    1969-jun-30UK D23 HMS Bristol Type 82 Bristol class
    1973-mar-7UK A271 RFA Gold Rover Rover class
    1973-oct-30UK A273 RFA Black Rover Rover class
    1975-apr-24UK D87 HMS Newcastle Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
    1976-apr-14UK D88 HMS Glasgow Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
    1978-apr-25UK D89 HMS Exeter Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
    1982-jun-21UK D98 HMS York Type 42 (Batch 3)
    1986-mar-26UK F96 HMS Sheffield Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
    1988-jan-20UK F87 HMS Chatham Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class






    List of aircraft and events at Swan Hunter (Neptune)

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1963-aug-27 Royal Fleet Auxiliary OL class A124 RFA Olmeda
    1965-apr-01 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ness class A339 RFA Lyness
    1966-apr-15 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ness class A345 RFA Tarbatness
    1967-nov-15 RN Type 82 Bristol class D23 HMS Bristol
    1973-feb-21 RN Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class D87 HMS Newcastle
    1973-mar-07 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Rover class A271 RFA Gold Rover
    1973-oct-30 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Rover class A273 RFA Black Rover
    1974-mar-07 RN Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class D88 HMS Glasgow
    1980-jan-08 RN Type 42 (Batch 3) D98 HMS York
    1984-mar-29 RN Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class F96 HMS Sheffield
    1986-may-12 RN Type 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall class F87 HMS Chatham



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