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Photo byJune 1996. The Odessa. Photo by A. Odaynik.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Type 22 (Broadsword, Batch 3), [FFG].
Homeport: Devonport.

Callsign: GABL ( Golf Alfa Bravo Lima )

Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders, U.K.
Laid down: 12 May 1986.
Launch date: 20 January 1988.
Commission date: 4 May 1990.
Decommission date: 8 February 2011.

Displacement ( tons ): 4200 standard, 5300 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 148 x 15 x 6,5.
Main machinery: COGOG: 2 x RR Spey SM1A gas turbines ( 29500 hp ), 2 x RR Tyne RM3C gas turbines ( 10700 hp ).
Speed ( knots ): 30.
Range ( miles ): 4500 at 18 knots.
Complement: 250 ( 31 officers ).

Guns: 1 x 1 114mm Mk8; 2 x 7 Goalkeeper CIWS 30mm; 2 x 1 Oerlikon GAM-BO1 20mm.
Missiles: SSM: 2 x 4 Harpoon Block 1C; SAM: 2 x 6 Sea Wolf GWS 25 Mod3 ( 72 missiles ).
Torpedoes: 2 x 3 324mm Mk2.

Radars: Air/Surface: Type 967/968; Navigation: Type 1007; Fire Control: 2 x Type 911.
Sonars: Type 2050.
Countermeasures: Decoys: 4 x Sea Gnat; Towed torpedo decoy Graseby Type 182.
Helicopters: 2 x Lynx HMA 3/8 or 1 x Sea King HAS 5 or 1 x EH-101 Merlin HAS 1.

Year of visit the Black Sea:  1996

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Additional photo Magnify image   June 1996. The Odessa. Photo by A. Odaynik.

Additional photo Magnify image   June 1996. The Odessa. Photo by A. Odaynik.
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