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HMS Manchester - Final Visit to Merseyside

Photographs  Adrian Sweeney & John H. Luxton 2011

HMS MANCHESTER is a Sheffield Class Type 42 batch 3 destroyer constructed by Vickers in 1983.

She is seen left on February 03, and below on February 06, 2011

The ship arrived on the Mersey on Thursday February 03, 2011 for her final visit to Merseyside. She leaves at 12:30 on Tuesday February 08.

HMS MANCHESTER is due to pay off at Portsmouth on February 24.

Sea Dart Missile system (left) and yjr 4.5" gun turret (right)
Flight Deck and HangarScenes above and below at Liverpool Cruise Terminal
The ship's final Caribbean patrol, from which she returned in December, is the feature of a Channel 5 documentary series which begins on Monday February 07, 2011 at 21:00 

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