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D91 HMS Nottingham

UK Royal Navy

D91 HMS Nottingham

Flight Deck: NM
Call Sign: GZIR
Shipyard: Vosper Thornycroft


History of UK HMS Nottingham D91

1978-feb-06Laid downLaid down as Batch 2 Type 42
1984-janDeploymentDeployment departed UK for South Atlantic deployment, returned c Jul.
1986-sepDeploymentDeployment Persian Gulf Armilla Patrol Persian Gulf - Armilla patrol
1996-junDeploymentDeployment Operation Sharp Guard participated in operations to enforce UN trade and arms embargo in the Adriatic Sea.
1996-jul-20Port VisitPort Visit MT Grand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta at Malta
1998-aug-28DeploymentDeployment HMNB Portsmouth International Festival of Sea Participated in IFoS 1998.
1999RefitRefit major life extension refit, completed Nov 2000.
2001-aug-24Port VisitPort Visit HMNB Portsmouth IFoS 2001 International Festival of Sea 2001 Present at IFoS Portsmouth.
2002-jul-07DeploymentDeployment AU Lord Howe Island Wolf Rock ran aground, east of Lord Howe Island
2002-jul-07AircraftAircraft 815 Sq 219 Flt Lynx HAS.3 XZ239/417-NM flown off to HMNZS Te Mana for return to UK, via New Zealand
2002-dec-08RefitRefit returned to UK aboard heavy lift ship mv Swan and into refit, until Jul 2004 at Fleet Support Ltd for repairs, after running aground in the Pacific Ocean
2005-mar-03AircraftAircraft Arabian Sea (NM) Ships Flt Lynx XZ695 wrongly vectored back to ship, ran out of fuel and ditched in Arabian Sea, c 40nm from ship.
2006-febDeploymentDeployment relieved HMS Manchester on station, as part of eastern Mediterranean anti-terrorism deployment. Relieved in her turn by HMS York in May 2006.
2007-oct-22DeploymentDeployment South Atlantic Atlantic Patrol Task (South) Departed HMNB Portsmouth and relieved HMS Southampton on station in late Nov, until relieved in her turn by HMS Liverpool in Apr 2008.
2011-jun Fareham Creek by Jun 2011 was laid up in Fareham Creek
2011-oct-19Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped TR Aliaga Shipbreakers left Portsmouth Harbour under tow to Turkey (arrived 18 Nov), for scrapping - completed on 27 Feb 2012.

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Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) class
3560light (tn)
4350full load (tn)
125length (m)
14beam (m)
5.80draught (m)
4000range (nm)
29max speed (knots)
50000power (shp)

2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG

1Missile Launcher Sea Dart

4Chaff and decoys Seagnat

1Naval Radar air search radar Type 965
2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 909
1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006
1Naval Radar surface and low level air search radar Type 996
1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2050

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