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HMS Northumberland - F238

Postby tynebuoy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:02 pm

03.02.2011.
22) HMS Northumberland (03.02.11).jpg

23) HMS Northumberland (03.02.11).jpg
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:19 am

Northumberland at Whitehill Point this morning.
Northumberland, 14 September 2013 (1)_3_1.JPG
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby magoonigal » Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:46 pm

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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:41 pm

Northumberland sailing in blustery conditions this afternoon.
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby magoonigal » Mon Sep 16, 2013 10:20 pm

The 15th of 16 Type 23 General Purpose Frigates, F238 NORTHUMBERLAND was Laid down by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd, Wallsend on the 4th April 1991.
Launched on the 4th April 1992 she entered Service on the 29th November 1994.
Displacement 3,600 Tons. 4,300 Full Load.
Speed 30 kts, 15 kts on electric drive.

Combined Diesel Electric and Gas Turbine (CODLAG)
Twin Rolls-Royce SMIC Spey Gas Turbines of 26,150 shp.
Four Paxman Valenta 12 RPA 200CZ Diesel Generator Sets.
Twin Props.

17 Officers, 57 Senior Rates and 111 Junior Rates.

The First six Northumberland's were all 3rd Rates being built in 1679, 1705, 1743, 1750, 1794 (Captured from French.) and 1798.

No 7. Iron Armoured Frigate built at Blackwall in 1866.

No 8. Cruiser ordered 15th May 1929 and cancelled 1st January 1930.

No 9. Frigate (RCN) River Class cancelled December 1943.

No 10. Type 23 1992.
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:09 pm

Northumberland at Northumbrian Quay this morning, dressed overall to welcome her Armed Forces' Day visitors this afternoon.
Northumberland, 27 June 2015 (1)_3_1.JPG
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby teesships » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:05 pm

In afternoon shade. River Tyne - 23 June 2015:
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:05 pm

Northumberland at Newcastle on 15 March 1997.
Northumberland, Newcastle, 15 March 1997 (3)_1_1.jpg
Northumberland, Newcastle, 15 March 1997 (4)_1_1.jpg
Northumberland, Newcastle, 15 March 1997 (5)_1_1.jpg
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Re: HMS Northumberland

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:42 am

Northumberland arriving for Northumbrian Quay this morning.
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (3)_1.JPG
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (7)_1.JPG
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (12)_1.JPG
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (15)_1.JPG
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (18)_1.JPG
Northumberland, 5 July 2018 (21)_1.JPG

See also Kevin's photos at: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=24465
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