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Royal  navy Type 42 destroyers, HMS Birmingham, HMS Newcastle, Glasgow, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton, Liverpool, Sheffield and Coventry. These Type 42 destroyers many served during the Falklands war with HMS Sheffield and HMS Coventry being lost.

 

Displacement: 3,500 tons Standard, and 4,100 tons full load. Speed@ 29 Knots,  Compliment: 253 incl 24 Officers, It has accommodation for 312.  armament|:   Missiles: Surface to Air: British aero space. Sea Dart GWS 30 twin launcher with  a total of 22 missiles.   One Vickers 4.5 inch / 55 caliber Mk 8.  two Oerlikon 20mm GAM-BO1 . plus 2 Oerlikon 20mm Mk 9's. Plus 2 general Electric/ Dynamics 20mm Vulcan Phalanx Mk15, with six barrels per launcher.   Plus Six 324mm Torpedo Tubes.     One Westland Lynx helicopter.

HMS Birmingham   (D86) 3rd December  1976  
HMS Sheffield   (D80) 16th February 1975   Sunk during the Falklands War 10th May 1982
HMS Coventry   (D118) 20th October   1978   Sunk during the Falklands War 26th May 1982
HMS Newcastle   (D87) 23rd March 1978  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Glasgow  (D88)  24th May 1979  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Cardiff   (D108) 24th September 1979  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS  Exeter   (D89) 19th September 1980  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Southampton  (D90)  31st October 1982   Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Nottingham  (D91) 14th April 1983  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Liverpool   (D92) 1st July 1982 Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004 
HMS Manchester (D95)  16th December 1982  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS Gloucester   (D96) 22 September 1985  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS  Edinburgh   (D97) 17th December 1985  Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004
HMS York  (D98)  9th August 1985   Still in service with the Royal Navy 2004

HMS Birmingham

HMS Birmingham at Rosyth, June 1989.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM056

HMS Birmingham at Malta, 15th May 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD151

HMS Birmingham at Malta, May 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD595

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HMS Birmingham.

Original Postcard Has some slight indentation marks on the surface where a pen has been used on the reverse.  Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHX585

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HMS Birmingham.

Original Postcard Has some slight indentation marks on the surface where a pen has been used on the reverse.  Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHX586

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HMS Birmingham.

Original Postcard Has some slight indentation marks on the surface where a pen has been used on the reverse.  Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHX587

HMS Sheffield

HMS Sheffield, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2276

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2276

HMS Sheffield, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2277

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2277

HMS Sheffield.  Closing to store from RFA Regent, North Sea, September 1975.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM093

HMS Coventry

HMS Coventry D118.  Launched 1974 and sunk during the Falklands conflict, 26th May 1982

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RFA Olna by Ivan Berryman

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Olna prepares to receive HMS Active (F171) during the Falklands campaign of 1982.  HMS Coventry (D118) is in the background

Signed limited black and white edition of 1150 prints plus 50 artist proofs.  Print order number B142. Image size 12" x 7".  Price ?24 ($45). 

Artist proof price ?34 ($60). 

Original acrylic painting 16" x 12" for sale ?340

HMS Newcastle

D87 HMS Newcastle.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

HMS Glasgow

HMS Glasgow.  Closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, February 1986.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM029

HMS Glasgow.  Closing to fuel from RFA Plumleaf, Falklands War, May 1982.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM030

HMS Glasgow.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX125

D88 HMS Glasgow.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

Original Oil painting for sale 20" x16" price ?1,800.   

HMS Glasgow by Ivan Berryman

Built by Swan Hunter and launched 14th April 1976.  A Type 42 guided missile destroyer shown turning on exercise.

Signed Limited Edition of 1,150 prints plus 50 artists proofs. and a limited edition 50 are available as Giclee canvas prints 25" x 15" price ?380. To know more about Giclee prints and our range click here

Print Serial Number DHM1322. Image size 25" x 15". Print price ?80 ( $145). 

Artists proof price ?115 ($190).

HMS Cardiff

HMS Cardiff at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN185

HMS Cardiff at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN186

HMS Cardiff at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN187

HMS Cardiff at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN188

View from HMS Cardiff during the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN189

D108 HMS Cardiff.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

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HMS Cardiff

Original  Gale & Polden Postcard. Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHD324

The Captain of HMS Cardiff during the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN190

Helicopted from HMS Cardiff, June 2005.

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN191

HMS Exeter

HMS Exeter.  Closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, Mediterranean, April 1986.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM026

HMS Exeter.  Fuelling astern from RFA Grey Rover, Mediterranean, April 1986.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM027

HMS Exeter.

Original  Postcard. Publisher Details Unknown.  Price ?10.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHD456

HMS Southampton

HMS Southampton, August 1981.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2278

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2278

HMS Southampton.  13th February 1986. 

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM036

HMS Southampton at Vlissingen, 3rd November 1994.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX016

D90 HMS Southampton in Malta, September 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD294

D90 HMS Southampton at Malta, March 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD391

D90 HMS Southampton.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

HMS Soutahmpton at Malta, September 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD546

D90 HMS Southampton at Malta, September 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD856

D90 HMS Southampton at Malta, September 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD857

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Around the World by Ivan Berryman

Type 42 HMS Southampton (D90), Type 22 Beaver (F93), Type 42 Manchester (D95) and Type 21 Amazon (F169) formate during a World cruise on which they visited 17 countries in 9 months.

Signed limited black and white edition of 1150 prints plus 50 artist proofs.  Print order number B140. Image size 12" x 7".  Price ?24 ($45).

Artist proof price ?34 ($60). 

Original acrylic painting 16" x 12" for sale ?340

HMS Nottingham

HMS Nottingham passing Rhu Narrows, 16th September 2005.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD465

HMS Nottingham passing Rhu Narrows, 16th September 2005.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD466

HMS Nottingham at Malta, 20th June 1996.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD152

HMS Nottingham at Faslane, 16th September 2005.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PHD464

HMS Nottingham.  At Portland, March 1989.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM092

HMS Nottingham being loaded on to the heavy lift ship in July 2002 at Sydney.

Contributed by Trevor Piper.  ? Vosper Thornycroft

HMS Liverpool

D92 HMS Liverpool.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX126

D92 HMS Liverpool.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX127

D92 HMS Liverpool.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX128

D92 HMS Liverpool.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

HMS Manchester

HMS Manchester.  Closing to fuel from RFA Grey Rover, North Sea, June 1984.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM037

D95 HMS Manchester.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

HMS Manchester

Original  Gale & Polden Postcard. Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHD323

HMS Manchester on the Clyde off Greenock, 2003.

HMS Manchester + Paddle Steamer "Waverley" on the Clyde off Greenock, 2003.

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Around the World by Ivan Berryman

Type 42 HMS Southampton (D90), Type 22 Beaver (F93), Type 42 Manchester (D95) and Type 21 Amazon (F169) formate during a World cruise on which they visited 17 countries in 9 months.

Signed limited black and white edition of 1150 prints plus 50 artist proofs.  Print order number B140. Image size 12" x 7".  Price ?24 ($45). 

Artist proof price ?34 ($60). 

Original acrylic painting 16" x 12" for sale ?340

HMS Gloucester

HMS Gloucester.  Off Portsmouth.  Taken from RFA Grey Rover, February 1986.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM011

D96 HMS Gloucester.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

HMS Edinburgh

D97 HMS Edinburgh.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

HMS York

HMS York at Malta, 20th September 1996.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD153

HMS York at Malta, September 1996.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD971

D98 HMS York at Malta, September 1996.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD972

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