Royal Navy Museum

Naval Visits – HMS BRISTOL D 23 – 13-16.11.1987

On Friday 13th November 1987, the only Type 82 Class Destroyer in service with the Royal Navy – HMS BRISTOL D 23 entered Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time as part of the Dartmouth Training Squadron berthing at Crucifix Wharf together with HMS ROTHESAY F 107( Had 1 x Wasp HAS.1 helicopter with serial …

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Naval News – HMS BRISTOL D 23 paid off after 47 years of service – 28.10.2020

The only vessel of her class in the Royal Navy , a Type 82 destroyer – HMS BRISTOL D 23 paid off last Wednesday 28th October after 47 years of naval service. She was laid down by Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd on 15 th November 1967. She was launched on 30th June 1969, and accepted …

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