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Name: MARLBOROUGH
Type: Frigate
Keel: 22/10/1987
Launched: 21/01/1989
Completed: 14/06/1991
Builder: Swan Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 127
Dimensions: 4900disp, 133.0 x 16.1 x 7.3(draft)metres
Engines: 2 x Electric motors, 2 x Gas turbines, 31100shp
Engines by: GEC electric motors & Rolls-Royce Spey gas turbines
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 28.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 32 x Sea Wolf Anti-Air missiles, 2 x 4 x Harpoon Anti-Ship missiles,
2 x 2 x Stingray Anti-Sub torpedoes, 1 x 4.5ins gun, 1 x Helicopter
History:
14/06/1991 British Royal Navy
08/07/2005 Government of Chile; renamed ALMIRANTE CONDELL
No later history
Comments: Member of the Type 23 or Duke Class of frigates. Allocated pennant F233
2016: In service


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Above photo as MARLBOROUGH copyright of Webmaster

Above photo as MARLBOROUGH copyright of Webmaster

Above photo as MARLBOROUGH copyright of Dr Allan Ryska-Onions

Above photo as MARLBOROUGH copyright of Royal Navy

Above photo as MARLBOROUGH copyright of Royal Navy

Above photo as ALMIRANTE CONDELL