Sunday, July 31, 2011


HMS DAUNTLESS D33 Type 45 Air Defence destroyer alongside at Jrtty November Bravo for bunkers on 28th July 20111. Her sister was here last November for a brief stop over,both calls unscheduled and unannounced. A large vessel in comparison to our DDG/DDH destroyers,weighing in close to a WW2 light cruiser. LOA 500ft Beam 70 ft. Draught 24 feet. Displacement 7,500 tons light/8,100 tons full load. Machinery Twin screw/Royals Royce Gas turbines = 29+ knots.

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