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Name: NORTHUMBERLAND
Type: Frigate
Keel: 04/04/1991
Launched: 04/04/1992
Completed: 29/11/1994
Builder: Swan Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 136
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:
29/11/1994 British Royal Navy
No later history
Comments: Member of the Type 23 or Duke Class of frigates. Allocated pennant F238
2016: In service


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