24-aug-01    to    27-aug-01

International Festival of Sea 2001

24-aug-01    to    27-aug-01

united kingdom Portsmouth

Ships gathered in Portsmouth for the 2001 International Festival of the Sea in the week leading to the event. Many ships Open for Visitors and this years set piece was a recovery of hostages from an island, set up in one of the basins.


Dates UnitModels

Not all models shown may have taken part in the Operation

helicopter   Individual helicopters

Model IDs
Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk 162342    
Sikorsky S-70B-1 Seahawk HS.23-04    
Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King 12405    
Westland Lynx mk88 83+04    
Westland Sea King HC.4 ZD627     ZF118    
Westland Lynx HAS2 XZ239     XZ246    
Westland Lynx AH9 ZG885    
Westland Super Lynx mk95 19205    
Westland Lynx AH7 ZE375    
Westland Sea King HAS.1 XV699    
Westland Sea King HAS.5 ZD636    
Westland Sea King HAS.6 ZG816    
Westland Lynx HAS4 (FN) 808    
Westland Lynx HAS3S ZF557    
Aerospatiale SA341B Gazelle AH.1 XW848     ZB676    
MBB Bo105C G-THLS    
Boeing CH-47D Chinook ZA680    
AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1 ZH849    


Aircraft Carrier V STOL   Invincible class Royal Navy R06 HMS Illustrious,
Helicopter Carrier   Argus class Royal Fleet Auxiliary A135 RFA Argus,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Arleigh Burke Flight IIA class US Navy DDG-81 USS Winston S Churchill,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class Royal Navy D87 HMS Newcastle, Royal Navy D88 HMS Glasgow, Royal Navy D91 HMS Nottingham,
Guided-Missile Destroyer   Type 42 (Batch 3) Royal Navy D98 HMS York,
Destroyer   F67 Tourville class French Navy D612 De Grasse,
Guided-Missile Frigate   Santa Maria class Spanish Navy F-85 Navarra,
Frigate   F 122 Bremen class German Navy F210 Emden,
Frigate   Vasco da Gama class Portuguese Navy F332 NRP Corte-Real,
Frigate   City class Canadian Armed Forces FFH 330 HMCS Halifax,
Frigate   Type 23 Duke class Royal Navy F229 HMS Lancaster, Royal Navy F233 HMS Marlborough, Royal Navy F237 HMS Westminster, Royal Navy F80 HMS Grafton,
Support Ship   703 Walchensee class German Navy A1425 Ammersee,
Support Ship   Rover class Royal Fleet Auxiliary A269 RFA Grey Rover,
Support Ship   Patricia class Trinity House THV Patricia,
Icebreakers   Polar Circle class Royal Navy A171 HMS Endurance (1992),

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