Photographed on the 31 July at Portsmouth on one of the Navy Days, she is outboard of her sister ship HMS Westminster moored bow to bow with HMS Dauntless
The present HMS Richmond was the last warship to be built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders on the Tyne and was launched by Lady Hill-Norton on 6 Apri
Photographed on the 31 July at Portsmouth on one of the Navy Days, she is outboard of her sister ship HMS Westminster
The ship was accepted into the Operational Fleet in October 1996. Based in Portsmouth when in the UK, the Ship has completed deployments to the Far East, America, the South Atlantic
Photo : 16 July 2001 : Fareham Creek Portsmouth
-Taken from Priddys Hard, Gosport.
I believe either being reprovisioned with munitions or having them removed before maintenance.
I think the ship is MARLBOROUGH, the name is not clear on the photo but is 10-11 letters long and the 4th letter appears