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  1. Type 42's laid up.

    Type 42's laid up.

    Image of 3 batch 1 type 42 destroyers laid up a few years ago. belive they were Glasgow, Newcastle & Cardiff?
  2. HMS Nottingham

    HMS Nottingham

    HMS Nottingham Trafalgar 2000
  3. Newcastle

    Newcastle

    Photographed on 11 July 1982 at Portsmouth Dockyard. HMS Newcastle was being prepared for service in the South Atlantic, painted with the black strip to distinguish her from the Argentina Type 42 destroyers.
  4. Southampton

    Southampton

    Photographed 22 Nov 1997 , leaving Portsmouth Harbour Ordered: 17 March 1976 Builder: Vosper Thornycroft Laid down: 21 October 1976 Launched: 29 June 1979 Commissioned: 31 October 1981 She was named after the city of Southampton, England, and built by Vosper Thornycroft, in Southampton. She i
  5. Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh leaving Portsmouth, passing the round tower at the harbour enterance, on 5 June 1994 to take up her place in Spithead for the 50th D-Day Anniversary Review of the Fleet by the Queen.
  6. Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh leaving Portsmouth to take up her place in Spithead for the 50th D-Day Anniversary Review of the Fleet by the Queen, passing the War Memorial on the sea front
  7. Newcastle

    Newcastle

    Photographed on 11 July 1982 at Portsmouth Dockyard. HMS Newcastle was being prepared for service in the South Atlantic, painted with the black strip to distinguish her from the Argentina Type 42 destroyers.
  8. LIVERPOOL

    LIVERPOOL

    Entering Portsmouth Harbour on 11 June 1982, she as then still on her trials, not being commissioned until 9 July 1982 at Liverpool. The outbreak of the Falklands War along with the loss of two of the class, work on her completion was brought forward and she was handed over to the Royal Navy on the
  9. Coventry

    Coventry

    Photographed 24 Aug 1978 : Portsmouth She had been in commssion with the RN less than a year when this photo was taken , having been commissioned on the 10 Nov 1978 at Portsmouth. She was lost to bombs dropped from Skyhawk aircraft on the 25 May 1982, during the Falklands War
  10. LIVERPOOL

    LIVERPOOL

    Entering Portsmouth Harbour on 11 June 1982, she as then still on her trials, not being commissioned until 9 July 1982 at Liverpool. The outbreak of the Falklands War along with the loss of two of the class, work on her completion was brought forward and she was handed over to the Royal Navy on the
  11. TYPE 42 DESTROYER

    TYPE 42 DESTROYER

    Photo taken 27 Aug 1982 : Portsmouth. Destroyer painted in the South Atlantic paint scheme less the black vertical identificaion strip carried by the type 42's during the war. The ship is carrying additional anti aircraft armament. The ship is likely to be either Glasgow or Newcastle , both arriv
  12. TYPE 42 DESTOYERS

    TYPE 42 DESTOYERS

    Photographed 1982-3 at Portsmouth, post Falklands War. The outer type 42 carrying her identification markings. The inner one has blue anti fouling paint below the waterline. Cannot identify the photo from by notes.
  13. COVENTRY

    COVENTRY

    Photo: 24 Aug 1979: Portsmouth
  14. NOTTINGHAM

    NOTTINGHAM

    Nottingham seen on 27 Aug 1982 at her builders Vospers on the River Itchen, Southampton
  15. YORK

    YORK

    She was completed by Swan Hunter in 1985 and was the last of the Type 42 destroyers to enter service. Photographed leaving Portsmouth on the 1st July, she was not to be commissioned into the navy until 9th August.
  16. HMS BIRMINGHAM

    HMS BIRMINGHAM

    HMS BIRMINGHAM ARRIVING PORTSMOUTH 1999 TO PAY OFF, THE FIRST OF THE TYPE 42's TO DECOMMISSION
  17. What ship, whats happening?????????

    What ship, whats happening?????????

    type 42 I believe one of three type 42s that were mored at Fareham creek, any one know whats happening to her,,,,taken from the Pride of Bilbao 28.09.2006,,,,,,,,,,,SN Trip
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