Type 42 Destroyers

Defence written question – answered on 15th October 2001.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois Conservative, Rayleigh

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what age is the oldest type 42 destroyer still in active service with the Royal Navy.

Photo of Adam Ingram Adam Ingram Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence

The oldest type 42 destroyer still in active service with the Royal Navy is the 23-year-old HMS Newcastle, which was commissioned in March 1978.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.