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Type 22 Frigate

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The Type 22 frigate was at one time the largest class of frigates in the Royal Navy, however as we reduce the surface fleet due to the declining need for a Navy as the world is now a better place since the Cold War finished most have been sold off.

There are four T22 Batch 3 class frigates left, Cornwall Cumberland, Chatham and Campletown. They are heavily armed, able to support a small battlestaff and used as general purpose frigates.

The most famous of the T22s is HMS CORNWALL, for reasons we don’t need to dwell on here.

They are armed with a 4.5inch gun, Seawolf anti missile system, Harpoon anti ship and a 30mm Goalkeeper auto gun system. They can carry helos, normally a Lynx.

The ship’s company are nice people and if you ask nicely will invite you on board for a tour. Just flash your ID card... if you dont have an ID card, expect unpleasantness with marigolds followed by an enforced holiday in Cuba.