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the caption below I have lifted from Wikipedia; I do not believe it is correct? can anyone through any light of the subject?
Blake was refitted in 1980, and due to a defence manpower drawdown that resulted in manpower shortages, became part of the Standby Squadron in HMNB Chatham. The advent of the Falklands War led to a rapid ship survey in early April and work was immediately begun to recommission her and sister ship Tiger for service in the conflict, but work was stopped on both in late May when it was clear neither could be ready in time to deploy. Chile showed some interest in acquiring both her, and Tiger in June–July, but a proposed deal did not go through for the ships, despite both being in good shape and that a good deal of reactivation work had been accomplished the past April–May. She was sold for scrap on 25 August 1982 to Shipbreaking (Queenborough) Ltd for £210,000.

I don't believe this is correct as there manpower alone and use would have been extremely limited?

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that is HMS Blake on the outside and HMS Tiger. both ships were in active service at the time the picture was taken. both Tiger and Blake were in service 1974. both ships were at Portsmouth Navy Days August 1974 .

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