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HMS Iron Duke F234 - IMO 8949628

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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:HMS Iron Duke F234Added:Aug 13, 2006
Captured:February 08, 2006IMO:8949628Hits:749
Photo Category: Frigates
Description:
At anchor. 8/2/06

Ordered: July 1988 Laid down: 12 December 1988
Launched: 2 March 1991 Commissioned: 20 May 1993
Fate: Active in service as of 2006.

General Characteristics

Displacement: 4,900 tonnes Length: 133 m (463 ft)

Beam: 16.1 m (52.9 ft) Draught: 7.3 m

Propulsion: CODLAG (Combined Diesel-electric and Gas):
2 Rolls-Royce Spey boost turbines
4 GEC Paxman-Valenta diesel engines
2 GEC electric motors

Speed: 28 knots, 15 knots on diesel-electric

Range: 7,800 miles at 15 knots Complement: 185

Armament: 2 ASuW Harpoon quad launchers
Vertical launch system Sea Wolf missiles
BAE 4.5 inch (110 mm) Mk 8 gun
2 Oerlikon 30 mm guns 4 Sting Ray torpedo tubes
Seagnat and DFL3 decoy launchers

Aircraft: Lynx HMA8 Motto: Virtutis Fortuna Comes (Latin: Fortune is the companion of valour)
Vessel Identification
Name:N/A
IMO:8949628
Pennant no.:F234
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