2007 to present    

FF-07 Almirante Lynch

CL Chilean Navy

1997 to 2006 - UK Royal Navy - F80 HMS Grafton    

FF-07 Almirante Lynch

Flight Deck:
Call Sign: CCLY
See Also: FF Condell class PFG-07


History of UK HMS Grafton F80

1993-may-13Laid downLaid down Yard No 1044
1997-febTrialsTrials Hosted deck handling trials for EH101 programme
1998-marAircraftAircraft assigned 815 Sq Lynx HAS.3 ZD256/347-GT
1998-aprDeploymentDeployment departed HMNB Portsmouth for 8 month Middle and Far East deployment. Returned Dec 1998.
1998-sep-23DeploymentDeployment SG singapore strait Lynx ZD256 accident
1999-mayDeploymentDeployment part of FS Foch Task Group in Adriatic, off Kosovo
2000-sep-11DeploymentDeployment Accident hit submerged rocks in a fjord near Droebak, outside Oslo while heading for the open sea. Was part of NATO STANVFORLANT flotilla visiting Oslo 9-11 Sep.
2001-aug-24Port VisitPort Visit UK HMNB Portsmouth IFoS 2001 International Festival of Sea 2001 Present at IFoS Portsmouth.
2003-sep-09Port VisitPort Visit UK Royal Albert Dock DSEI 2003 visited Royal Albert Dock, London for the DSEI 2003 exhibition at the ExCel Centre 9-12 Sep
2004DeploymentDeployment Armilla Patrol early 2004
2005-jul-07Port VisitPort Visit to Ipswich. Entry to port escorted by 4 Lynx and 2 Gazelle from AAC Wattisham.
2006-mar-31DecommissionedDecommissioned following Jul 2004 announcement by UK MoD to reduce Type 23 fleet to 13 vessels. Ships Bell to Ipswich Council offices
2007-marFate: transferedFate: transfered transferred to Chilean Navy, following an agreement in Sep 2005.

History of CL Almirante Lynch FF-07

2007-mar-28 Handed over to Chilean Navy at HMNB Portsmouth as part of Project Puente to renew its surface fleet
2018-dec-04DeploymentDeployment Valparaíso Chilean Navy 200th anniversary ExpoNaval 2018 At ExpoNaval 2018 in Valparaiso
2022-jun-29NEWS Canadian CH-148 Landed on Chilean Warship

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Type 23 Duke class
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

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