The Type 42 class has always suffered from cramped accommodation, a problem for crew safety and comfort, and also when finding space for upgrades. (For details see OPERATION PACIFIC by E. Gray). 8th          Patrolled in area of Rio de Janeiro with HM Cruiser AJAX. Naval-History.Net, revised 8/10/10 Le Type 42 argentine, le prime navi sudamericane con capacità di difesa aerea a lungo raggio, avevano alcuni miglioramenti rispetto all'originale britannico, come 2 lanciatori per missili Exocet e 4 mitragliatrici da 12,7 mm oltre all'armamento standard. 17th        Arrived at Devonport and commenced Leave Period. Ship was abandoned after 3 hours in action. destroyers which were engaged in a running fight. La Brilliant li ingaggiò in maniera micidiale, abbattendo 2 aerei e mandandone un terzo in mare avendo manovrato troppo rudemente per evitare un missile. (Casualty List - note on casualties), (For full details see BATTLE OF THE JAVA SEA by D. A. Thomas, NO, SURRENDER by W Johns, OPERATION PACIFIC by E. Gray and WAR. The largest of the Type 42 destroyers, Edinburgh was known as the "Fortress of the Sea". THE ENEMY MORE CLOSELY and the Naval Staff History). Esso è stato modificato più volte fino ad essere ricostruito come nave appoggio anfibio, con 2 elicotteri Sea King e la rimozione del sistema Sea Dart (pesante 60 tonnellate). L'elettronica ammodernata ha comportato anche l'intercettazione, per la prima volta confermata, di un missile antinave in guerra, quando un Silkworm iracheno venne abbattuto dalla Gloucester nel 1991, durante l'operazione Desert Storm. HMS Exeter was the second and last York -class heavy cruiser built for the Royal Navy during the late 1920s. Aside from a temporary deployment with the Mediterranean Fleet during the Abyssinia Crisis of 1935–36, she spent the bulk of the 1930s assigned to the Atlantic Fleet or … the vessel fought in the Falklands War and the first Gulf War. August                  Transferred for detached service in Mediterranean and sailed to reinforce, (Note: This was part of British response to counter threat by Italy to invade. Hanno la metà dei missili (tranne che il terzo lotto, decisamente più equilibrato) ma il doppio dei radar guidamissili, la metà degli elicotteri ma il doppio degli assi portaelica, un cannone di maggior calibro ma senza radar di tiro specifico. Under sustained air attack by and had to withdraw. I caduti furono una ventina, una perdita grave ma ridotta se si considerano i danni subiti dall'unità. Una sola unità è ancora in servizio attivo nella marina militare argentina. Sheffield-class Type 42 Batch 3 Destroyer HMS Manchester (D95) a Batch 3 Type 42 destroyer built by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering launched in 1980 and commissioned in 1982. (Note: Additional troopship NIEUW ZEELAND joined convoy which then. Costruiti in quattordici unità su un concetto ridotto del Type 82, rimasto unico esemplare dopo la cancellazione del programma per le nuove portaerei inglesi nel 1966, i Type 42 hanno in effetti capacità assai ridotte. 27th        In action against Japanese cruisers HAGURO, NAKA, NACHI, JINTSU, escorted by 14 destroyers covering invasion ships with ESF ships. 30th        Arrived at Port Stanley for self refit. voci di classi di cacciatorpediniere presenti su Wikipedia, Specialist MOD team recovers damaged ships from round the world, https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Classe_Type_42&oldid=116739286, Classi di cacciatorpediniere missilistici, Voci con campo Ref vuoto nel template Infobox nave, Voci non biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo, 1 radar scoperta aerea Type 965R o Type 1022, sistemato successivamente, 1 radar designazione bersagli Type 992Q o R, 1 radar di navigazione e controllo elicotteri Type 1006, 1 sonar a scafo a media frequenza Type 184M, 1classificazione bersagli Type 162M, 1 sistema elaborazione dati ADAWS 2 o, nei modelli del 2 e 3 lotto, ADAWS 7, 4 cannoni Oerlikon / BMARC da30 mm L/75 KCB, 2 cannoni Oerlikon / BMARC da 20 mm BMARC L/70 KBA. Durante le operazioni venne temporaneamente riattivata la gemella HMS Glasgow. Design and construction: Exeter was the first of the slightly modified 'Batch 2' Type 42 … 2 aerei per nave si fecero sotto, ma il Sea Wolf ebbe un problema al calcolatore, bloccatosi per il freddo eccessivo, e le bombe caddero vicine alla Broadsword, mancandola ma distruggendo il muso dell'elicottero Lynx di bordo, centrato in pieno da una di queste. During the Falklands War, Exeter was credited with shooting down 2 x A4 Skyhawks, 1 x Canberra and 1 x … The ship was disposed of for scrap in 2009. source: wikipedia (2016) images. 29th        Arrived at Singapore with BM11. Hit by 8in, shell on the starboard side which exploded in Boiler. Damage to boilers restricted speed to 23 knots.). December              On passage to Singapore escorting last troop convoy before Japan declared war. and type name in Site Search, 3rd          Took-up war station in South American Division of America and West Indies, Squadron for deployment in South Atlantic for trade defence and the. HMS Glasgow was a Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy. or 23rd        Ship's company marched through City of London for Guildhall luncheon. (Note: HM Cruiser CUMBERLAND and HM Destroyer HAVOCK were also, deployed in South Atlantic for trade defence.). Le navi Type 42 avevano già subito la perdita del caccia Sheffield, ridotto ad un relitto bruciato da un Exocet che lo sorprese mentre stava comunicando con la madrepatria e aveva, per evitare interferenze, le ESM disattivate. 29th        Recommissioned for service on West Indies Station. La nave dovette tornare in patria per le riparazioni. google_ad_client = "pub-7466149702193824"; 27th        Escorted convoy to Durban from Aden. The ship had a firm relationship with the City of Exeter throughout her service. 9th          Met HM Cruiser AJAX and made joint passage to Plate estuary. //-->, if any ads offend, please contact Naval-History.Net, YORK-Class cruiser ordered from HM Dockyard, Devonport on 15th March 1928 and laid down on 1st August that year. HMS EXETER. She was alongside in Dubai for the Millennium and remained on station until relieved by a large Task Group led by HMS Illustrious in February 2000, arriving back at Portsmouth the following month. First of class, HMS Sheffield commissioned in February 1976, built at Vickers Shipbuilding in Barrow (now part of BAE Systems and dedicated to nuclear submarine construction) and the construction programme was spread between Swan Hunters (Newcastle – now closed), Cammel Liard (Birkenhead – closed but revived as ship repair yard) and Vosper Thorneycroft(Southampton, moved to Portsmouth then swallowed by BAE and now closed) The Falklands war dominated the story of the Type 42. further editing and formatting is required,