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  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news

    The UK’s sixth and final Type 45 Destroyer, HMS Duncan has entered into service with the Royal Navy four months ahead of schedule. The 7,500 tonne vessel will now head for trials to ready for operational deployment. Despite being  scheduled to enter service in early 2014, due to the hard work of both the ship’s […]

  • 1 October 2015

    Royal Navy warship HMS Duncan has come to the aid of an injured Iranian fisherman injured in the central Persian Gulf. The Type 45 destroyer was on a routine day at sea when crew heard a ‘Mayday’ call and immediately turned to help the dhow OLI-1. Less than an hour after the emergency request was […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Britain’s newest Warship has made its first visit to Dundee, one of its affiliated cities HMS Duncan spent four days in the fourth largest city in Scotland between Friday 6th December and Monday 9th December. During her time docked in the city, HMS Duncan was visited by over 3600 members of the public over two […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Type 45 destroyer performed a multitude of missions in the last seven months.

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMS Duncan, the Royal Navy’s newest warship, sailed from Portsmouth yesterday for her maiden deployment. The Type 45 destroyer will spend nine months working with allies in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Gulf to protect allied and merchant shipping and wider British interests in the region. HMS Duncan’s Commanding Officer, Commander Rich Atkinson, said: Following significant […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s newest ship, HMS Duncan, will visit her adopted city of Dundee this weekend (December 6-9) A state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyer, it is just over two months since HMS Duncan, the sixth and last of the Daring-Class destroyers, joined her five sisters as a commissioned member of the Royal Navy’s Fleet. And one […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The sixth of Britain’s Type 45 destroyers HMS Duncan successfully downed a target with her Sea Viper missile – the perfect fourth birthday present for the Portsmouth-based warship. Seconds after erupting from its silo, the 450kg Aster 30 missile accelerated to four times the speed of sound over the Atlantic as it maneuvered at G-forces which […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Britain’s brand new Type 45 Destroyer sailed from Portsmouth for the first time to undertake two days of training and assessment under the supervision of staff from Flag Officer Sea Training organisation. It was also the first time she sailed under the White Ensign. For HMS Duncan, this period of training and assessment marked a […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s newest warship played host to two England football stars ahead of their World Cup qualifier next week. England ladies internationals Alex Scott and Jordan Nobbs were welcomed on board Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan at Portsmouth Naval Base. They are expected to feature in the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ 2015 qualifier against […]

  • 15 July 2019

    The UK is sending Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan to the Persian Gulf in the wake of an escalation of tensions in the region following the scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal and a spate of attacks on commercial tankers. HMS Duncan was operating in the Black Sea when the ship’s new tasking was announced. […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December 8 to start her deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and the Royal Navy’s operation Kipion tasking. HMS Duncan is the first Royal Navy destroyer to deploy in 2018. The remaining five destroyers in service with the Royal […]

  • 29 July 2019

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan has arrived in the Persian Gulf where it is set to ensure the safe passage of British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz following Iran’s seizing of tanker Stena Impero on July 19. Last week the government confirmed that the Royal Navy has been tasked to accompany British-flagged ships through […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Duncan, will visit Glasgow from July 30 to August 5.   Weighing in at 7,350 tonnes, she is returning to the city of her birth, docked a stone’s throw from the place she was launched. The ship is in Glasgow for community engagement including the commemoration service […]

  • 11 March 2019

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan departed her Portsmouth homeport on March 8 for a six-month operational deployment which will include high-profile cooperation with the French Navy. Duncan will spend the first part of the deployment in the Mediterranean Sea, providing air defense to the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle as part […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Duncan – the sixth and last of the Royal Navy’s new-generation Type 45 destroyers – was formally commissioned into the fleet on September 26. Hundreds of guests including families of the 190 ship’s company attended a colourful ‘Christening’ ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base to mark the ship’s transition into front-line service. The event marked […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The UK’s newest warship hosted a special day at sea for military officers from Qatar’s Joint Command and Staff Course. As part of her deployment to the Persian Gulf region, the Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan laid on the demonstration for Army, Navy and Air Force officers studying on the select postgraduate course at Qatar’s Joaan […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Duke of Kent has taken an in-depth look around HMS Duncan – the Royal Navy’s newest warship. The Type 45 destroyer hosted the Duke in his capacity as Colonel-in-Chief of the Scots Guards – the ship’s affiliated Army regiment. He spent a couple of hours on board, sailing from the ship’s home port of […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan recently led a meeting of NATO vessels in the Aegean Sea. The destroyer is currently flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. Duncan, in company with the Turkish frigate TCG Gemlik and Spanish frigate ESPS Victoria, met up with German frigate FGS Bayern and Greek naval vessels for […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Britain’s newest warship, HMS Duncan, spent a week in the Black Sea with the Romanian and Bulgarian Navies. Fresh from operations in the Gulf, the ship sailed through the Bosphorus to work with NATO allies. Operating off Burgas, Bulgaria, and Constanța, Romania, the destroyer carried out training manoeuvres with the two Navies and hosted senior visitors […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy is going to take over the type 45 destroyer, HMS Duncan, on Wednesday, 20th March. The manufacturer, Bae Systems, has managed to complete the finish touches on the ship in a record short time between the launch and handover of the ship. HMS Duncan, the final Type 45 destroyer, was the most […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Approximately 30 members of HMS Duncan’s Ship’s Company participated at the Armed Forces Day event in Dundee on Sat 30 Jun. Personnel travelled across to the East Coast from Glasgow where the Ship is presently being built and took part in the military parade which included contingents from the Army and RAF as well as […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 4 destroyer HMS Duncan had to be towed back to Devonport after experiencing a breakdown off Plymouth. According to a report by the Plymouth Herald, a Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed this saying the ship had experienced “technical issues”. The ship was towed back to port on Tuesday, just two days after […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Duncan returned to naval base Portsmouth from her maiden nine-month deployment to the Middle East on November 27. The Type 45 destroyer – the UK’s newest warship – left the UK in March and has sailed 43,000 nautical miles and visited 14 countries. She has policed busy shipping lanes in seven different seas and […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Britain’s newest warship and the Band of the Royal Marines spent four days in the Norwegian capital to help the country celebrate the 200th birthday of their Navy.   Destroyer HMS Duncan enjoyed a prime berth in the shadow of Oslo’s famous Akershus Fortress as ships from across Europe converged on Oslo for anniversary events. […]

  • 23 May 2016

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan has sailed up the Thames into London for the first of three visits in both the United Kingdom and Germany to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland. The Battle of Jutland was the most significant naval battle of the First World War and the largest sea battle […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Duncan, the sixth and final of the UK’s sophisticated, new class of Type 45 Destroyers, has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy by shipbuilder BAE Systems, the MOD announced today The 7,500 tonne vessel, armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, sailed to her new home in Portsmouth where she […]

  • 16 July 2018

    Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan returned to her homeport in Portsmouth after six months of operations as flagship of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2). During her time at the helm of SNMG2, Duncan led an international group of frigates, destroyers and patrol ships on operations in the Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea. […]

  • 3 July 2018

    NATO’s Standing Maritime Group changed command in a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 30. Commodore Mike Utley OBE formally handed over command of the SNMG2 to his Dutch counterpart Commodore Boudewijn G.F.M. Boots. This marked the end of a yearlong UK commitment leading SNMG2. Rear Admiral James Morley assumed Command of SNMG2 during a […]

  • 3 September 2014

    The sixth-in-class of the Royal UK Navy’s state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyers arrived in the Welsh capital late afternoon yesterday, expertly sailing through incredibly narrow berthing with just 70cm manoeuvring room either side.   Having recently been deployed to support the WW1 celebrations in Glasgow and hosting the BBC for the Commonwealth Games, HMS Duncan is […]