Welcoming the last Destroyer

HMS Duncan has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy - the last Type 45 Destroyer.

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Destroyer comes home

HMS Duncan Credit: Royal Navy

HMS Duncan, the sixth and final of the UK’s new class of Type 45 destroyers, has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy.

HMS Duncan crew Credit: Royal Navy

The 7,500 tonne vessel, armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, sailed to her new home in Portsmouth where she will undergo a series of trials and tests before being declared suitable for operations next year.

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