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Name: COVENTRY
Type: Frigate
Keel: 29/03/1984
Launched: 08/04/1986
Completed: 14/10/1988
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 124
Dimensions: 4800disp, 146.5 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, 4 x 1 x Exocet Anti-Ship missiles,
2 x 2 x Mk46 Anti-Sub torpedoes, 2 x 40mm guns, 2 x Helicopters;
(2004: 1 x 76mm QF gun, 1 x Helicopter)
History:
14/10/1988 British Royal Navy
09/09/2004 Government of Romania; renamed REGELE FERDINAND
In service
Comments: Member of the Type 22 (Batch 2) Class of frigates
Intended to be named BOADICEA but renamed to commemorate the Type 42 destroyer
2016: In service


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Above photo as COVENTRY copyright of Webmaster

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Above photo as REGELE FERDINAND courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as REGELE FERDINAND courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as REGELE FERDINAND copyright of Kerim Bozkurt