Comandante Joao Belo - F480

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Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Whickham » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:09 pm

The Portuguese frigate COMANDANTE JOAO BELO outboard of the Dutch frigate PIET HEYN at Newcastle Quay.

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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Nighttrucker » Sat Feb 13, 2016 7:36 pm

Any idea as to the identity of the frigate flying the White Ensign ?
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Whickham » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:37 pm

Sorry Dave, cannot make it out on the photo. It looks like a short name, maybe JUNO?
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Nighttrucker » Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:23 pm

Could be JUNO she was in in 72 or DIDO was here in 74 as you say not many Leanders with a Short name
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Whickham » Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:09 pm

Dave, it's NAIAD. I checked through other photos and that red van on the quayside is on a photo I have of NAIAD and the bow of F811 is just visible as well.
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Nighttrucker » Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:43 pm

Thanks for that i don't have any info on NAIAD being at Newcastle.
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby brianh » Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:19 pm

July 1986 - Belo, Piet Hein, Karlsruhe and Naiad.
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:47 pm

All four in one scene - Comandante Joao Belo, Piet Heyn, Naiad and Karlsruhe - 27 July 1986.
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See also: viewtopic.php?f=129&t=22400&p=48790#p48790
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Re: Comandante Joao Belo - F480

Postby teesships » Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:13 pm

Believe it or not, this is recorded as being the former PIET HEYN!

YAS (8652201), Cayman Islands, 4700gt, completed Flushing 4-1981
1981 PIET HEYN (frigate) - 1998 AL EMIRAT - 2008 SWIFT 141 - 2011 converted to a yacht - 2011 YAS

Cadiz - 18 October 2018:
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