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     F28†Cleopatra      

Photo byFebruary 1980. The Mediterranean Sea. Photo from the archives of A. Andreev.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Leander, [FF].

Builder: HM Dockyard, Devonport, U.K.
Launch date: 25 March 1964.
Commission date: 4 January 1966.
Decommission date: 31 January 1992.

Displacement ( tons ): 2450 standard, 2860 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 109,5 x 13 x 5,5.
Main machinery: 2 x geared turbines ( 30000 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Complement: 260 ( 24 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 2 Mk6 115mm, 2 x 1 40mm Bofors.
Missiles: SSM: 4 x 1 MM38 Exocet; SAM: 2 x 4 Sea Cat ( 60 missiles ).
A/S weapons: 1 x 3 Mk10 Limbo AS mortar; 1 x 2 Ikara ( Anti submarine missile Launcher ).
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk32.

Radars: Air: Type 965; Air/Surface: Type 993; Navigation: Type 975; Fire Control: Type 903.
Sonars: Type 2031.
Helicopters: 1 x Wasp ASW.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1977

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