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HMS Northumberland (F238)
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HMS Northumberland (F238)

HMS Northumberland is a Type 23 Frigate named for the Duke of Northumberland. Originally designed for anti-submarine warfare, she has proven versatile enough for all manner of operations.

HMS Northumberland


Led by Commander Will Edwards-Bannon, HMS Northumberland was originally designed to carry out anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic. Today, this versatile ship carries out a wide variety of maritime security operations, including counter-piracy, escort duties and boarding operations.
As the name suggests, HMS Northumberland maintains close ties with the North East of England. She was built by the Swan Hunter shipyard in Tyne and Wear and is affiliated with the county of Northumberland.

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