Board of Inquiry into the loss of HMS Portland’s Lynx XZ724 helicopter 08 Dec 2004.
With more than 260,000 man-hours invested in the almost year-long project, the 133-metre HMS Portland has returned to sea bristling with the latest high-tech equipment, maintaining its role at the cutting-edge of the Royal Navy fleet. A total of 19 major system and capability upgrades have been undertaken on the Type 23 frigate , including the installation of new anti-submarine warfare sonar, full upgrade of the ship’s computer systems, an overhaul of the Seawolf missile system, replacement of guns, refurbishment of the galley and upgrades of accommodation
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HMS Portland sets sail after £27 million refit
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessel Black Rover returned to Portland Port, Dorset, on Tuesday 27 September 2011 following an 18-month deployment in support of Royal Navy ships in the South Atlantic.