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  • 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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    History of UK D33 HMS Dauntless

    2000-julOrdered
    2004-aug-28Laid downKvaerner (Govan) Laid Down Govan Yard No. 1062
    2007-jan-23LaunchedFitted 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.
    2019-octOct 2019, was due to move to Birkenhead for Cammell-Laird refit to correct the recurring Propulsion defects with the entire Type 45 fleet, as first ship of the Power Improvement Project . Postponed until at least Apr 2020.
    2020-may-7RefitCammell Laird PIP remediation Arrived in Birkenhead as first Type 45 destroyer to enter the Power Improvement Project (to improve reliability in both the WR21 gas turbine alternators (GTAs)) of the Royal Navys Project Napier.

    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 EH101 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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