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     D-89 Exeter     

Photo byFebruary 2008. Sevastopol. Photo by E. Pavlov.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Type 42A, [DDG].
Homeport: Portsmouth.

Callsign: GVUJ ( Golf Victor Uniform Juliet )

Builder: Swan Hunter, U.K.
Launch date: 25 April 1978.
Commission date: 19 September 1980.
Decommission date: 27 May 2009.

Displacement ( tons ): 3500 standard, 4800 full load.    
Dimensions ( metres ): 125 x 14,3 x 5,8.
Main machinery: COGOG: 2 x RR Olympus TM3B gas turbines ( 50000 hp ), 2 x RR Tyne RM1A gas turbines ( 4100 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 29.
Range ( miles ): 4000 at 18 knots.
Complement: 253 ( 24 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 114mm Mk8, 2 x 1 Oerlikon GAM-B01 20mm, 2 x 1 Oerlikon Mk7A 20mm, 2 x 6 GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS 20mm.
Missiles: SAM: 1 x 2 Sea Dart.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk2.

Radar: Air: Type 1022; Air/Surface: Type 996; Navigation: Type 1007, Type 1008; Fire Control: Type 909, 9091.
Sonar: Type 2016, Type 162M.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x 6 Sea Gnat; ESM/ECM: Type 675.
Helicopter: 1 x Lynx HMA8.

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Additional photo Magnify image   January 2008. Mediterranean Sea.. Photo by A.    Andreev.

 


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