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HMS NORFOLK LEAVING PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR 1980

Builder Swan Hunter, Tyne
Laid Down 15th March 1966
Launched 16th November 1967
Completed 7th March 1970
Decommissioned Feb 1982
Further Service Sold to Chile and renamed Capitan Prat. Shortly after entering service she ran aground and was badly damaged but was repaired and remained in service until 11th August 2006.
Disposal Towed to Mexico and scrapped in 2008.
Motto Serviens servo ("serving, I preserve").
International Callsign GSMU
Visual Callsign D21

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All of the photographs in set two kindly provided by Geoff Young

On 6th April 1982 a ceremony took place in Talcuahano Naval Base in Chile to mark the handover of HMS Norfolk to the Chilean Navy. The pictures below depict the ceremony of this occassion. The ship was renamed Capitan Prat and went on to serve until 2006. For more pictures of Norfolk in Chilean Naval Service please visit the Chile Page.

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All of the photographs in set three kindly provided by Jerry Tremain

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