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HMS Cornwall (F99)

Frigate Warship

HMS Cornwall F99 led a relatively short service in the Royal Navy, commissioned in 1988 and decommissioned in 2011.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/14/2017
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Year: 1988
Ships-in-Class: 14
Named Ships: HMS Broadsword (); HMS Battleaxe (); HMS Brilliant (); HMS Brazen (); HMS Boxer (); HMS Beaver (); HMS Brave (); HMS London (); HMS Sheffield (); HMS Coventry (); HMS Cornwall (); HMS Cumberland (); HMS Campbelltown (); HMS Chatham ()
Complement: 250
Length: 486.8 ft (148.38 m)
Width: 48.5 ft (14.78 m)
Height: 21 ft (6.40 m)
Displacement (Surface): 5,300 tons
Propulsion: 2 x Rolls-Royce Spey gas turbines with 2 x Rolls-Royce Tyne gas turbines in COCAG arrangement driving 2 x shafts.
Speed (Surface): 30 kts (35 mph)
Operators: United Kingdom


2 x Sea Wolf anti-aircraft missile launchers (72 reloads)
2 x Harpoon anti-ship quad-missile launchers (8 reloads)
1 x 4.5" (114mm) Mk 8 deck gun
2 x 20mm GAM-BO1 guns
1 x 30mm "Goalkeeper" Close-In Weapon System (CIWS)
2 x Triple torpedo tube launchers (36 torpedoes)

Air Wing

Up to two medium-lift navy helicopters (typically one).
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