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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:HMS St. ALBANS F83Added:Jul 11, 2008
Photo Category: Frigates
Entering Portsmouth harbour. 11-07-2008

Name: HMS St Albans (F83)

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 or Merlin HM1 helicopter
Vessel Identification
Pennant no.:F83
Technical Data
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