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HMS Portland (2001) FF  (7th)

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This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Portland is the 15th of 16 Type 23 Duke Class (1990) Frigates to enter service with the Royal Navy.

Built by Marconi Marine of Scotstoun on the Clyde laid down 14-Jan-1998, launched 15-May-1999, completed 15-Dec-2000 and commissioned 03-May-2001.

During contractors sea trials in mid 2000, she achieved a top speed of 30.8kts which was claimed as a record for the entire class.

The ships motto is "Craignez Honte - Fear Dishonour", the motto of the Duke of Portland's family.

Remains in service Apr-2011.

Other HMS Portland
- 1st  HMS Portland
- 2nd HMS Portland
- 3rd HMS Portland
- 4th HMS Portland
- 5th HMS Portland
- 6th HMS Portland
- 7th HMS Portland

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This page last edited - 03 February, 2013.