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HMS Monmouth (F235)

Frigate Warship

HMS Monmouth (F235)

Frigate Warship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



Still in service as of 2014, HMS Monmouth forms a part of the important Type 23 frigate class for the Royal Navy.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1993
SHIP CLASS: Type 23-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (16): HMS Norfolk (); HMS Argyll (); HMS Lancaster (); HMS Marlborough (); HMS Iron Duke (); HMS Monmouth (); HMS Montrose (); HMS Westminster (); HMS Northumberland (); HMS Richmond (); HMS Somerset (); HMS Grafton (); HMS Sutherland (); HMS Kent (); HMS Portland (); HMS St Albans ()
OPERATORS: United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base HMS Monmouth (F235) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 185
LENGTH: 436.3 feet (132.98 meters)
BEAM: 52.9 feet (16.12 meters)
DRAUGHT: 23.8 feet (7.25 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 5,400 tons
PROPULSION: 4 x Paxman Valenta 12CM diesel generators developing 2,205 shaft horsepower; 2 x GEC electric motors developing 4,000 shaft horsepower; 2 x Rolls-Royce Spey SM1C turbofan developing 31,100 shaft horsepower.
SPEED (SURFACE): 29 knots (33 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 7,499 nautical miles (8,630 miles; 13,889 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



1 x 32-cell Sea Wolf GWS 26 missiles in Vertical Launch System (VLS).
1 x 4.5" Mk 8 deck gun
2 x 30mm DS30B guns
2 x 7.62mm miniguns
2 x Harpoon anti-ship quad-missile launchers
2 x 324mm "Sting Ray" torpedo tubes
4 x 7.62mm General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs)
AIR WING



1 x Medium-lift navy helicopter.




MEDIA