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  • #16
    Vasco Da Gama (mis-spelt last time)
    US Nicholas, is the one i didn't get 1st time

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    • #17
      LE Niamh is coming into Dublin too. Interesting to see that while the USS Nicholas is due to depart at 1000 on Monday 14th, Niamh and the Spanish and Portuguese frigates are all due to leave together at 1159 (on the dot!). I wonder will they go down the river in line - that would quite a sight. HMS Northumberland - a Type 23 frigate - stays on for another couple of days. (http://booking.dublinport.ie/dpcweb)

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      • #18
        Who is she? Came in to Cork yesterday.
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        • #19
          german frigate ??

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          • #20
            Yes, it's the Lubeck, Bremen-class frigate.

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            • #21
              Does anybody have any knowledge of other Navy ships due to visit Dublin in the coming months?

              Thank you.

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              • #22
                The Germans have 2 Frigates in Cork as of this afternoon, and they seemed to be open to public tours, but I only passed by so I cannot be sure. Impressive all the same
                What are you cackling at, fatty? Too much pie, that's your problem.

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                • #23
                  FGS Lubeck and Rheinland-Pfalz are as mentioned earlier currently visiting Cork City, berthed at Horgans Quay and Custom House Quay North.

                  Photos in the Gallery as always.
                  http://gallery.irishmilitaryonline.c...ghlightId=3814


                  FGS Lubeck


                  FGS Rheinland-Pfalz

                  Lubeck was Comissioned in 1990, and was the last to be constructed under post-war displacement limitations imposed by the WEU on West Germany.
                  Rheinland-Pfalz was comissioned in 1983. Both are based at Wilhelmshaven.

                  Displacement: 3,680 tonnes
                  Length: 130.50m
                  Beam: 14.60m
                  Draft: 6.30m
                  Speed: 30 knots
                  Range: more than 4,000 nautical miles (7,000 km) at 18 knots
                  Complement: 202 crew plus 20 aviation
                  Armament:
                  1 8 cell launch system, 16 Sea Sparrow surface to air missiles
                  2 MK 49 launcher, 21 RAM each
                  2 quadruple Harpoon anti-ship missile launchers
                  1 OTO-Melara 76 mm dual-purpose gun
                  2 Mauser MLG27 27 mm autocannons.
                  2 Mark 32 324 mm twin torpedo launchers, 8 DM4A1 or Mark 46 torpedo
                  (source: Wikipedia of course).
                  Last edited by Goldie fish; 11 April 2008, 22:41.


                  Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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                  • #24
                    Whats the heli capability?
                    "We do not govern to rule, we govern to serve" Gen. Michael Collins

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by O'Duffy View Post
                      Whats the heli capability?

                      2 Sea Lynx Mk 88A's

                      Last edited by pmtts; 11 April 2008, 20:47.

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                      • #26
                        Both are due to Depart Cork on 14th at 10am and 11am.

                        Originally posted by techman1 View Post
                        Blas De Lezo, Spanish Frigate, Dublin Thursday 10th april.
                        Vaco De Gama, Portugese Frigate, Dublin Thursday 10th april.
                        USN Fragate, (didn't get the name), Dublin Thursday 10th April.
                        HMS Northumberland, RN Destroyer, Dublin Saturday 12th April.
                        L.E. Niamh is in the Mix there too.

                        Hopefully one of you will get photos of the Spanish Aegis? Isn't Vasco de Gama a Meko type?


                        Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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                        • #27
                          Yes, a Meko 200. Similar ships although with possible sensor and armament changes are with Turkey, Greece, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, with I believe the latest version in South Africa.

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                          • #28
                            Odd to have so many B&V built ships in different ports around the country at the same time, thats all....


                            Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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                            • #29
                              Was there a NATO exercise on recently in the vicinity? Is that why we're having these visitors all at once?

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                              • #30
                                You Know, I was looking at another website recently, and it had Photos of Standing Naval Maritime Group 1(SNMG1) in Copenhagen.
                                And the ships that visited were....
                                F101 SPS Alvaro de Bazan, F103 SPS Blas De Lezo (Spain),F209 Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany) and F330 Vasco de Gama (Portugal)
                                http://warships1discussionboards.yuk...-pictures.html

                                Perhaps Niamh was assisting them in their activities too?


                                Catch-22 says they have a right to do anything we can't stop them from doing.

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