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HMS Lancaster (F229)
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HMS Lancaster (F229)

HMS Lancaster is a Type 23 frigate of the Duke Class and was built on the Clyde, joining the Fleet in 1992.



Led by Commander Chris Sharp, HMS Lancaster is a multi-role warship, which is equally adept at tackling drug-busting operations in the Caribbean as it is carrying out maritime security patrols East of Suez. The Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates are the core of our frontline fleet simply because of their utility and all-round operational effectiveness.

HMS Lancaster is capable of deploying with a Wildcat maritime attack helicopter, which makes her ideal for our most challenging defence engagement and security operations.

Duke class

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