Canadian Destroyer HMCS Annapolis, (DDH 265) and Norwegian Frigate HNoMS Stavanger, F303
Annapolis was sunk as an artificial reef for diving, 2010/11.
At the same time I photographed HMCS Huron, and HNLMS Tjerk Hiddes, F804. I presume they were on the same exercise. They have been posted to SN t
HMS TYNE (A194) , launched 28 Feb1940 at Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering at Greenock. Built as Destroyer Depot Ship.
Displacement : 11000 tons
Dimensions : 621 ft long x 66 ft beam x 20 ft draught.
1972: Sold for scrap and broken up at Barrow.
Alongside Tyne are the T class submarines (S37)
TYNE 1920 1164 tgr A.Jurgenthal-Pan
B/up Lubeck 17-9-63
I took this in the Canada Dock,Surrey Com 1960.
We had some ancient visitors on the timber run
from Scandinavia and they always intrigued me
with such a long history.
The Tynes 'Mellenium bridge 'open at it's maximum to allow tugs to passed under it to collect the 'Tuxedo Princess' seen moored upriver.
The ex ferry Tuxedo Princess departs after more than 20 years as part of the Newcastle Disco night life.