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Photographer:Chris Finney [View profile]Title:HMS LYNX F27Added:Mar 20, 2008
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Photo Category: Frigates
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The Leopard Class Type 41 Frigate HMS Lynx departs Port Adelaide in late December 1969.
She was built by John Brown & Coy at Clydebank and commissioned on 14 March 1957.
In March 1982 Lynx was transferred to the Bangladeshi Navy and r/n Abu Bakr.
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Pennant no.:F27
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Clive G Herbert on Jul 09, 2012 20:59 (2 years ago)
A nice photo of a fine ship indeed. For an up to date report on HMS Lynx please have a look at the latest edition of Warship World Pictorial Review Issue no.18, ISBN 1754-2707, £3.50. It is a seperate supplement to the Warship World July/Aug edition. The WWPV has a 6 page colour report on the Lynx and also ex HMS Llandaff F61 now Umar Farooq & ex HMS Jaguar F37 now Ali Haider. It is reported that the Bangladeshi crews have immense pride in them and that they are in good condition. I have heard reports that Portsmouth are looking for a 20th century warship to display as a museum ship, perhaps we may see one of these three ships restored one day ?, Clive
tedseath on Feb 01, 2012 14:31 (2 years ago)
Sorry about the mistypes in my Jan 31st comment. For"he" read "the" and for "turrete" read "turrets"
tedseath on Jan 31, 2012 10:48 (2 years ago)
Nice to see the old girl again. I was her last CO and handed her over to thr Bangladesh Navy 5 days before the Falklands war started. With he long endurance and two twin 4.5 turrete, she would have been ideal down there. Ted Seath
Gordy on Mar 24, 2011 02:13 (3 years ago)
Good to see the old shell company berth (backdrop)along with the Birkenhead wharves, they arent there now...the Adelaide Cement Co has taken it all over.
stoker121 on Mar 23, 2011 23:41 (3 years ago)
ITS NICE TO SEE THE OLD SHIP AGAIN 1961/62
Thanks
John
Steve Wright on Mar 27, 2008 23:08 (6 years ago)
Superb shot Chris, it's great to see these older warships in RN service. Thanks for posting.

Regards
Steve
Marc Piché on Mar 27, 2008 11:05 (6 years ago)
Remarkable pic, Mr. Finney.

This ship has been in service for the last 50 years; quite a service record.

Cheers,

Marc
canpbl on Mar 27, 2008 06:08 (6 years ago)
Nice shoot of a oldie.
Thanks for sharing it.
Patrick
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