P265 HMS Dumbarton Castle

UK Royal Navy




1982 to 2008    


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Call Sign: GBRF


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History of UK P265 HMS Dumbarton Castle

1980-jun-25Laid downYard No. 986
1981-jun-3Launched
1982-mar-12Commissioned
2002-mayDeploymentFlagship for Mine Countermeasures Force (North) until May 2003.
2003-junRefitHMD Rosyth Refit at Rosyth until Feb 2004, prior to South Atlantic deployment
2006DeploymentMare Harbour FIPV Falkland Island Patrol Vessel during 2006
2007-augDeploymentrelieved as Falkland Islands Guardship by HMS Clyde.
2008DecommissionedPlanned sale to Pakistan failed.
2010-mayRefitTowed from Portsmouth to A and P Tyneside, in preparation for sale to Bangladesh Navy as BNS Dhaleshwari (F36).

Specifications

   

    from Castle class patrol vessel
45crew
25troops
1427full load (tn)
75length (m)
11.50beam (m)
3.60draught (m)
10000range (nm)
18max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel
1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
UK Royal Navy Westland Sea King 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

UK Hall Russell, Telford Dock



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