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CAMMELL LAIRD's
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No: 12654   Contributor: David Menzies   Year: 1987   Country: United Kingdom
CAMMELL LAIRD's

A view taken from a Mersey ferry in 08/87 showing a unknown Naval vessel on the slipway. We were on a trip to the Manchester ship canal which went pear-shaped. We never made Manchester.
Picture added on 04 December 2009 at 16:16
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That would be the Type 23 frigate HMS CAMPBELTOWN which was launched from Cammell Laird's on October 7th 1987. I think she might still be one of the few still in RN service.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 04 December 2009.
HMS Campbeltown is a Type 22 frigate and is one of four still in service.

Added by Greg Brooks on 17 September 2010.
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