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     D97 Edingburgh     

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

Callsign: GBBE ( Golf Bravo Bravo Echo )

Builder: Cammell Laird and Company, Limited,  Birkenhead, U.K.
Laid down date: 8 September 1980.
Launch date: 14 April 1983.
Commission date: 17 December 1985.
Decommission date: 6 June 2013.

Displacement ( tons ): 3800 standard, 4800 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 141 x 15 x 5,8.
Main machinery: COGOG: 2 x RR Olympus TM3B gas turbines ( 50000 hp ), 2 x RR Tyne RM1C gas turbines ( 9900 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Range ( miles ): 4000 at 18 knots.
Complement: 285 ( 27 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 114mm Mk8; 2 x 6 GE/GD Vulcan Phalanx Mk15 CIWS 20mm.
Missiles: SAM: 1 x 2 Sea Dart.
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk2.

Radars: Air: Type 1022; Air/Surface: Type 996; Navigation: Type 1006; Fire Control: 2 x Type 909.
Sonars: Type 2050, Type 162M.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x Sea Gnat; Towed torpedo decoy Graseby Type 182; ESM/ECM: Type 675.
Helicopters: 1 x Lynx HMA8.

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