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HMS BATTLEAXE

HMS BATTLEAXE
HMS Battleaxe was a Type 22 frigate of the British Royal Navy.  Battleaxe was ordered by the British Admiralty on 4 September 1974, as the second Batch I Type 22 Frigate. The ship was laid down at Yarrow Shipbuilders' Scotstoun shipyard on 4 February 1976,[1] and was launched by Audrey Callaghan, the wife of James Callaghan, the Prime Minister at the time, on 18 May 1977.[2] Battleaxe was completed on 28 March 1980. Battleaxe was 131.2 metres (430 ft 5 in) long overall and 125.7 metres (412 ft 5 in) at the waterline, with a beam of 14.8 metres (48 ft 7 in) and a draught of 6.1 metres (20 ft 0 in). Displacement was 4,000 long tons (4,100 t) standard and 4,400 long tons (4,500 t) deep load. She was powered by two Rolls-Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines rated at a total of 54,600 shaft horsepower (40,700 kW) and two Rolls-Royce Tyne R1MC turbines rated at a total of 9,700 shaft horsepower (7,200 kW), driving two shafts in a Combined gas or gas (COGOG) arrangement. The gave a speed of 30 knots (35 mph; 56 km/h) when powered by the Olympuses and 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h) when powered by the Tynes. The ship had a range of 4,500 nautical miles (5,200 mi; 8,300 km) at 18 knots (21 mph; 33 km/h).

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 TRAVEL MUG

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 TRAVEL MUG

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HMS BATTLEAXE F89 COASTER

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 COASTER

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HMS BATTLEAXE F89 KEYRING/FRIDGE MAGNET/BOTTLE OPENER

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 KEYRING/FRIDGE MAGNET/BOTTLE OPENER

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HMS BATTLEAXE F89 LASER ENGRAVED PHOTOGRAPH

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 LASER ENGRAVED PHOTOGRAPH

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HMS BATTLEAXE F89 MUG

HMS BATTLEAXE F89 MUG

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