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 County Class  Guided Missile Destroyers.   Photos and history of the County Class guided missile destroyers, including HMS Devonshire, HMS Hampshire, HMS London, HMS Kent, HMS Fife, HMS Glamorgan, HMS Antrim and HMS Norfolk.   HMS Norfolk became the first operational Royal Navy warship to fire a surface to surface missile in 1974, during trials of a conversion of B turret to fire Exocet missiles.  Subsequently, HMS Antrim, HMS Fife and HMS Glamorgan also underwent the conversion.
HMS Devonshire  (D02) 15th November 1962 Sunk as target   on 17th July 1984
HMS Hampshire  (D06) 15th March 1963 Scrapped 1979
HMS London   (D16) 14th November 1963 Sold to Pakistan in 1982
HMS Kent    (D12) 15th August 1963 HS 1980 used for Harbour training
HMS Fife  (D20)  21st June 1966 Sold to Chile 1987
HMS Glamorgan  (D19) 13th October 1966 Damaged during Falklands war. later Sold to Chile 1986
HMS Antrim   (D18) 14th July 1970 Damaged during Falklands war. later Sold to Chile 1984
HMS Norfolk  (D21)  7th March 1970  Sold to Chile 1982

HMS Devonshire

HMS Devonshire, March 1964.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2246

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HMS Devonshire, September 1971.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2247

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HMS Devonshire, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2248

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HMS Devonshire, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2249

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HMS Devonshire.  Closing to store from RFA Regent, November 1975.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM062

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HMS Devonshire

Original  Postcard. Published by Gale & Polden. Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHD296

HMS Hampshire

HMS Hampshire, February 1964.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2250

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HMS Hampshire, November 1968.

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HMS Hampshire, with HMS Belfast, March 1976.

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HMS London

HMS London, fitting out, June 1962.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2253

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HMS London, May 1963.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2254

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HMS London, May 1963.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2255

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HMS London, 1965.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2256

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HMS London, April 1969.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2257

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HMS London, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2258

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HMS London.  Closing to fuel from RFA Green Rover, Stanavforlant, November 1976.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM063

HMS Kent

HMS Kent, May 1969.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2259

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HMS Kent, May 1969.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2260

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HMS Kent.  Closing to fuel from RFA Grey Cover, May 1976.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM016

HMS Kent, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2261

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HMS Fife

HMS Fife.  Taken from RFA Tarbatness, Baltic, June 1973.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM091

HMS Fife, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2263

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HMS Glamorgan

HMS Glamorgan, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2264

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HMS Glamorgan, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2265

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HMS Glamorgan.  Closing to fuel from RFA Plumleaf, Falklands War, July 1982.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM028

HMS Glamorgan.

Original Gale & Polden Ltd Postcard.  Price ?12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHX321

HMS Glamorgan.

Original  Postcard. Publisher Details Unknown.  Price ?10.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHD457

HMS Antrim

HMS Antrim, February 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2266

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HMS Antrim, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2267

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HMS Antrim. 1976.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM090

HMS Antrim, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2268

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2268

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HMS Antrim, 1971.

Original Postcard Has some slight indentation marks on the surface where a pen has been used on the reverse.  Price ?8.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHX559

HMS Norfolk

HMS Norfolk, July 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2269

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2269

HMS Norfolk, July 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2270

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HMS Norfolk, July 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2271

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HMS Norfolk, August 1981.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2272

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HMS Norfolk.  Closing to fuel from RFA Green Rover, Stanavforlant, October 1976.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM038