(D 95) HMS Manchester - England        Type 42 (Batch 3) Class - Destroyer

Location - Photographed while underway off Portsmouth, England     Photograph Date - 13 Sep 2002
Photographer - Douglas Cromby     Added to archive - 4 Aug 2003     Last updated - 4 Aug 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid - 19 May 1978
  Launched - 24 Nov 1980
  Delivered - 16 Dec 1982

  (a) USS Manchester - England

  As of August 2003 HMS Manchester was still part of the active British Navy

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Destroyer
  Displacement tonnage (light) - 3,500
  Displacement tonnage (deployed) - 4,675
  L.O.A. - 141.10 meters (462'8")
  Length at waterline - 132.30 meters (434'0")
  Width moulded - 14.9 meters (49'0")
  Propeller Depth - 5.8 meters (19'0")
  Compliment - 301 (26 officers)
  Compliment (deployed) -

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Vickers Shipbuilding & Engineering
  Country - Barrow-in-Furness, England
  Hull number -
  Engine builder - General Electric
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - GE LM 2500-30 gas turbines
  Fuel - Gas oil
  Horsepower - 105,000 shp or 78,330 kW
  Speed - 35 + knots
  Propellers - 2 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 2 rudders
  Range - 4,400 miles at 20 knots

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as armament details, operational programmes, refits, tours of duty, deployments, accidents, upgrades, drydockings, sightings or ports of call etc..


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