Vosper Thornycroft

Southampton , Hampshire , England

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  Vosper Thornycroft


1871 to 2004

50° 53' 42'' N     1° 23' 0'' W
Woolston, Southampton, Hampshire, England
ICAO: IATA: Local: GBWST


H E Vosper established a shipyard at Camber in Portsmouth Harbour in 1871. A second yard was purchased at Flathouse in 1936. The company merged with J I Thornycroft of Woolston in 1965 and around the same time, closed its original (1864) yard at Chiswick in West London.
The Woolston shipyard was demolished in 2005 to make way for a housing and shopping re-development. Shipbuilding facilities transferred to Portsmouth.



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List of ships built at Vosper Thornycroft


From
1960Frigate Type 12 Rothesay class
1963Frigate Type 81 Tribal class
1967Support Ship Abdiel class
1967Frigate Leander (mod) class
1974Frigate Type 21 Amazon class
1976Frigatebrazil Niteroi class
1981Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
1984Landing Ship/Platform Dockalgeria Kalaat Beni class
1985Guided-Missile Destroyer Type 42 (Batch 3)
2000Corvette Triton class
2003Corvette River class



Launch
1958-dec-11NZ F111 HMNZS Otago Type 12 Rothesay class
1960-jul-11UK F122 HMS Gurkha Type 81 Tribal class
1965-nov-24UK F52 HMS Juno Leander (mod) class
1967-jan-27UK N21 HMS Abdiel Abdiel class
1971-apr-26UK F169 HMS Amazon Type 21 Amazon class
1972-mar-16UK F170 HMS Antelope Type 21 Amazon class
1972-nov-23UK F171 HMS Active Type 21 Amazon class
1974-feb-8BR F40 Niteroi Niteroi class
1975-mar-27BR F41 Defensora Niteroi class
1976-apr-15BR F42 ConstituiĆ§Ć£o Niteroi class
1977-feb-7BR F43 Liberal Niteroi class
1979-jan-29UK D90 HMS Southampton Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
1980-feb-18UK D91 HMS Nottingham Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
1982-nov-2UK D96 HMS Gloucester Type 42 (Batch 3)
1984-may-15DZ 473 Kalaat Beni Rached Kalaat Beni class
2000-may-6 rv Triton Triton class
2002-dec-4UK P282 HMS Severn River class
2003-jun-14UK P283 HMS Mersey River class




List of aircraft and events at Vosper Thornycroft


DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2003-jun-142003-jun-25 RN River class P283 HMS Mersey



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