D37 HMS Duncan

UK Royal Navy




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D37 HMS Duncan

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Flight Deck: DU
Call Sign: GMIC


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History of UK D37 HMS Duncan

2002-feb-18Ordered
2007-janLaid down
2010-oct-11Launchedon anniversary of the 1797 Battle of Camperdown, where Admiral Duncan defeated the Dutch
2013-mar-22HomeportHanded over to RN at HMNB Portsmouth, after departing BAE Systems Scotstoun on 19 Mar
2013-jul-26Port Visitfirst Type 45 Destroyer to visit Falmouth
2013-sep-26Commissionedat HMNB Portsmouth
2014-jul-26Port VisitBelfast Harbour visited Belfast, departed 29 Jul.
2014-sep-2Port VisitRoath Basin NATO summit visited Cardiff, with other warships, in support of 2 day NATO Defence Ministers summit in Newport.
2014-oct-8DeploymentJoint Warrior Exercise Joint Warrior 14-2 participant in Exercise JW 14-2 from Irish Sea around northern coast of UK, to Moray Firth.
2015-feb-6Port VisitNorth Shields Northumbrian Quay visited Tyneside at Northumbrian Quay until 9 Feb.
2015-marPort Visitvisited Gibraltar, with Lynx HMA.8 ZF560/456 embarked.
2015-mar-2DeploymentOperation Kipion departed HMNB Portsmouth for 9 month maritime security operations in the Mediterranean, Black Sea and the Gulf with 815 NAS 219 Flt Lynx HMA.8 embarked. Included escort duty as part of USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Group and intensive Wildcat trials (qv) in Sep. Relieved by HMS Defender in mid Nov and arrived back in HMNB Portsmouth on 27 Nov
2015-sep-17NEWS Persian Gulf Royal Navy Wildcat in Gulf Heat Trials
2015-nov-8Port VisitROConstanța Naval Base visited Constanța for 3 days
2015-nov-12Port VisitVisited Burgas for weekend
2016-apr-10NEWS UKRAF Leeming UK-French Griffin Strike Amphibious Exercise
2016-may-5Port VisitDEHamburg Port 827th Hamburg Hafengeburtstag visited Hamburg for 2016 Harbour Day Festival
2016-may-20Port VisitWest India Dock (TQ) Jutland 100 weekend visit to London with Ship open to Visitors on 21 May. 815 NAS 212 Flight Wildcat HMA.2 ZZ376 ranged on deck. Departed 26 May.
2016-jun-22Port VisitCruise Terminal AFD 2016 visit to Liverpool for Armed Forces Day celebrations
2016-oct-20DeploymentDeployed to assist HMS Richmond in escorting the Kutnetzov Task Group through the North Sea and English Channel.
2017-junAircraft SNMG2 flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) , Wildcat ZZ531 embarked. Relieved by HMS Diamond on 20 Sep.
2017-sepDeploymentSNMG2 Relieved HMS Ocean at short notice, as flagship for NATO SNMG2.
2017-sep-14DeploymentSNMG2 exercising with FNS La Fayette, HS Limnos and HS Kountouriotis.
2017-sep-23DeploymentReturned to HMNB Portsmouth after SNMG2 deployment
2018-jan-8DeploymentDeparted HMNB Portsmouth for 6 month Mediterranean and Black Sea deployment, followed by Operation Kipion in the Gulf. Returned to Portsmouth 13 Jul 2018.
2018-may-21Port VisitGEPoti SNMG2 Visited Poti to commemorate fallen British servicemen in the Batumi British Military Cemetery.
2018-junAircraftExercise Swordfish 2018 Wildcat HMA.2 ZZ396 embarked, callsign Highlander
2019-aprDeploymentMediterannean departed HMNB Portsmouth for 6 month Mediterannean mission. 815 NAS, 202 Flight Wildcat ZZ414 embarked.
2019-jul-9Deploymentdeparted Odessa in the Black Sea, to participate in Exercise Sea Breeze
2019-jul-18DeploymentStrait of Hormuz (choke) Operating in Persian Gulf to assist British shipping passing the Strait of Hormuz, during a period of heightened international tension around the Persian Gulf between Bandar Abbas and the UAE.

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

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Builder

   

UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan



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