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Name: CHATHAM
Type: Frigate
Keel: 12/05/1986
Launched: 20/01/1988
Completed: 04/05/1990
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 126
Dimensions: 5300disp, 148.1 x 14.8 x 6.4(draft)metres
Engines: 2 x Olympus gas turbines, 2 x Tyne gas turbines, 54600shp & 9700shp
Engines by: Rolls-Royce Plc
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 6 x Sea Wolf Anti-Air missiles, 2 x 4 x Harpoon Anti-Ship missiles;
2 x 3 x Anti-Sub torpedoes, 1 x 4.5ins gun, 2 x Helicopters
History:
04/05/1990 British Royal Navy
28/10/2013 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Type 22 (Batch 3) Class of frigates
Allocated pennant number F87
09/02/2011: Decommissioned and awaiting disposal
28/10/2013: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking up by Leyal GS


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Stripped of armament and awaiting final disposal

Departing under tow. Above photo copyright of Maritime Photographic