Batch 2 County class destroyer, HMS Norfolk. First Royal Navy warship to be fitted with Exocet missile system.
Norfolk was sold to Chile in 1982 and renamed Capitan Prat. Decommissioned 2006 and sold to Mexico for scrap 2008.
USN public domain photograph taken in 1981 of London in her final year with the RN, she was sold to Pakistan on 23 March 1982 and renamed Babur. Babur was decommissioned from Pakistani service in 1993 and was sold for scrap in 1995.
Photographed in November 1963 , soon after being commissioned into the RN.
HMS London (D16) was a County-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She commissioned at Swan Hunter's yard in Wallsend in 4th November 1963 under Captain J.C. Bartosik and initially was fully employed setting her armament to wor
Photographed in Chatham Dockyard during the 1978 Navy Days, 28 May 1978, close up of the Sea Slug system onboard HMS Fife
Sea Slug was a first generation surface-to-air missile designed by Armstrong Whitworth (later part of the Hawker Siddeley group) for use by the Royal Navy. It came into operatio
Photographed in Chatham Dockyard during the 1978 Navy Days, 28 May 1978.
Name: HMS Fife
Ordered: 26 September 1961
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding
Laid down: 1 June 1962
Launched: 9 July 1964
Commissioned: 21 June 1966
HMS Fife (D20) was the first unit o