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Photographer:D173457Q Brian [View profile]Title:HMS Ocean L12Added:Nov 25, 2017
Captured:November 25, 2017IMO:9079456Hits:1,607
Location:Souda Bay, Greece
Photo Category: Landing Ships
Taken at daybreak entering Souda
Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:L12
Technical Data
Vessel type:Combat Vessel
Gross tonnage:20,500 tons
Summer DWT:5,200 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1995
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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Emmanuel.L on Jan 22, 2018 05:49 (1 year ago)
At least she isn't going to Turkey for scrap.
thanks and regards
Steven Collingwood on Jan 21, 2018 22:15 (1 year ago)
Last I heard was that the Brazilian government had announced she was bought but the UK MOD would not confirm yet. Heard she went for a song...
Santos - Brazil on Dec 07, 2017 22:00 (1 year ago)
She will come to Brazil for the Navy.
wartsilasulzer on Nov 25, 2017 20:22 (1 year ago)
Operator: Royal Navy
Ordered: 11 May 1993
Builder: Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd, Kværner (Govan)
Laid down: 30 May 1994
Launched: 11 October 1995
Sponsored by: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Commissioned: 30 September 1998
Refit: Major 2012 – 2014
Homeport: HMNB Devonport, Plymouth
Motto: Ex undis surgit victoria (From the waves rises victory)
Honours and awards: Al Faw 2003
Status: In service
General characteristics:
Class and type: Landing Platform Helicopter
Displacement: 21,500t
Length: 203.4m (667ft
Beam: 35m (115 ft)
Draught: 6.5m (21 ft)
Propulsion: 2x Crossley Pielstick 12 cylinder.
10knots (10mph; 19km/h) cruise
18knots (21mph; 33km/h) max
Range:8,000 miles (13,000km)
Boats and landing craft carried:
1 Seaboat (Pacific 22 Mk2)
4 × LCVP Mk5B
Capacity: 40 vehicles
Troops: 830 Royal Marines
Crew: 285 + 180 FAA/RAF
Sensors and processing systems:
Type 997 Artisan 3D Radar
Type 1008 Navigational Radar
2 × Type 1007 Aircraft Control Radar
Electronic warfare and decoys:
UAT Electronic Support Measures
DLH decoy Launchers
Surface Ship Torpedo Defence (SSTD)
4 × 30mm DS30M Mk2 guns
3 × Phalanx CIWS
4 × Miniguns
8 × General purpose machine guns
Aircraft carried:
Up to 18 helicopters:
AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat
Boeing Chinook
Westland Apache
Aviation facilities:
Large flight deck
Hangar deck
Helicopter lifts
Vehicle deck
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