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

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Builder

   

UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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