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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:HMS Iron Duke F234Added:Feb 18, 2008
Captured:IMO:8949628Hits:921
Photo Category: Frigates
Description:
Portsmouth harbour. 18-02-08

Iron Duke F234

Career (UK)
Name: HMS Iron Duke Operator: Royal Navy Ordered: July 1988 Builder: Yarrow Shipbuilders Laid down: 12 December 1988 Launched: 2 March 1991 Commissioned: 20 May 1993 Motto: Virtutis Fortuna Come "Fortune is the companion of valour"
General characteristics
Class and type: 'Duke'-class Type 23 frigate Displacement: 4,900 tonnes Length: 133 m (463 ft 3 in) Beam: 16.1 m (52 ft 10 in) Draught: 7.3 m (23 ft 11 in) Propulsion: CODLAG (Combined Diesel-eLectric And Gas) 2 Rolls-Royce Spey boost gas-turbines 4 Paxman Valenta diesel engines
2 GEC electric motors Speed: 28 knots (52 km/h) 15 knots (28 km/h) on diesel-electric Range: 7,800 nautical miles (14,400 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h) Complement: 185
Armament: 2 ASuW Harpoon quad launchers Vertical launch system Sea Wolf missiles 1 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 carried: 1 Lynx HMA8

Vessel Identification
Name:N/A
IMO:8949628
Pennant no.:F234
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