SU6200 : Destroyer at Portsmouth, 1985

taken 33 years ago, near to Gosport, Hampshire, Great Britain

Destroyer at Portsmouth, 1985
Destroyer at Portsmouth, 1985
Royal Navy destroyer 'D88' tied up close to the Signals Station at Portsmouth harbour. View taken from the ferry pontoon. Richard Hoare has kindly added the following information: "This is almost certainly HMS Glasgow a Type 42 destroyer. She fought during the Falklands War, and on 12 May 1982 was damaged by bombs from Argentine A-4 Skyhawks. Glasgow operated as a part of a peacekeeping taskforce in 1999, and was deployed on the Atlantic Patrol South tasking in 2004. The destroyer was decommissioned in 2005, and was broken up for scrap in 2009."
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SU6200, 810 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
March 1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6271 0027 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.9165N 1:6.6924W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6286 0009
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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