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  • F95 HMS London

    UK Royal Navy

    2005 to present - RO Romanian Naval Forces - Regele Ferdinand class F222 Regina Maria    



    1987 to 1999    


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    Flight Deck: LO
    Call Sign: GDBV
    See Also: DDG County class D16


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    History of UK F95 HMS London

    1982-feb-23Orderedas HMS Bloodhound
    1983-feb-7Laid down
    1984-oct-27Launched
    1987-jun-5Commissioned
    1989-jul-28DeploymentHMD Devonport Navy Days 1989 present at Plymouth Navy Days 1989
    1991-augDeploymentto Berents Sea
    1996Deployment IFOR (implementation force) in Adriatic Sea
    1998-mar-12DeploymentExercise Strong Resolve Ships Flt Lynx launched to evacuate an injured sailor from a Spanish warship also involved in the exercise to hospital in Lorient. Returned to ship on 13 Mar.
    1998-sep-22Deploymentrelieved HMS Cumberland off coast of Albania, to support British nationals.
    1999-jan-14Decommissioned
    2003-janFate: transferedto Fortele Navale Romane as Regina Maria

    History of RO Regele Ferdinand class F222 Regina Maria

    2005-apr-21Commissionedex UK RN HMS London (F95)
    2005-jun-24Deployment Fleet Review: Trafalgar 200 Present at Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, off Browndown anchorage
    2005-jul-1Port VisitPresent at International Festival of the Sea 2005, Portsmouth

    Specifications

       

        from Type 22 (Batch 2) Boxer class
    273crew
    4800full load (tn)
    146.50length (m)
    14.80beam (m)
    6.40draught (m)
    4500range (nm)
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Olympus
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce Tyne
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
    4Missile Launcher MM38 Exocet single launcher
    2Missile Launcher Sea Wolf
    2Naval Gun single 20 mm
    4Chaff and decoys Seagnat
    1Chaff and decoys towed decoy Type 182
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar Type 910
    1Naval Radar navigation radar Type 1006
    1Sonar towed array sonar Type 2031
    1Sonar hull mounted sonar Type 2016

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 12
    UK Royal Navy Westland Sea King 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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