Royal Navy Decommissions HMS Nottingham

14 February 2010 (Last Updated February 14th, 2010 18:30)

The UK Royal Navy's 30-year-old destroyer HMS Nottingham has been decommissioned at Portsmouth Naval Base. During its operational service, the Type 42 destroyer clocked up almost 700,000nm on operations across the globe. The 125m-long and 14.3m-wide destroyer has a displacemen

The UK Royal Navy's 30-year-old destroyer HMS Nottingham has been decommissioned at Portsmouth Naval Base.

During its operational service, the Type 42 destroyer clocked up almost 700,000nm on operations across the globe.

The 125m-long and 14.3m-wide destroyer has a displacement capacity of 4,820t, can accommodate a crew of 287 and cruise at a maximum speed of 30kt.