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HMS Hampshire |
Laid Down : 26th March 1959
Launched : 16th March 1961
Completed : 15th March 1963
Type : Destroyer
Class : County
Builder : John Brown
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Pennants : D06
Fate : Decommissioned in 1976 and used for spares. Scrapped 28th April 1979
HMS Hampshire Photos for Sale
HMS Hampshire, February 1964.
HMS Hampshire, November 1968.
HMS Hampshire, with HMS Belfast, March 1976.
HMS Hampshire Photos Submitted to the Forum
Timeline Entries :
11th January 1963 - Off the Isle of Wight with the King on Greece on board
15th March 1963 - Pennant D06
15th March 1963 - Launched
11th September 1963 - Took part in exercises of Devon
8th December 1963 - Stood by to assist Trawler Margaret Wicks of the West Coast of Scotland
1966 - Australia
9th May 1967 - At Portsmouth when there was an explosion
5th November 1968 - Participated in N.A.T.O. Exercise in the Mediterranean
8th November 1968 - Commmenced Exercise "Eden Apple"
29th July 1969 - Celebrating the 381st Anniversary of the Defeat of the Armada
3rd October 1969 - Off Tunisia to assist with flood relief
30th August 1973 - Recommissioned
27th June 1974 - Investigating Soviet Trawler sailing near North Sea Oilfields
1979 - Scrapped
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 15:56, March 26, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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