Tuesday, 23 February 2016


Recently to hand came this trio of unusual close-up photos of HMS Rhyl (F129). They were taken in 1964 at Portsmouth:

HMS Rhyl was a Rothesay class anti-submarine frigate of the Royal Navy built at Portsmouth, launched 1959, in service until 1983, and sunk for target practice in 1985.

For further notes and list of commanding officers see Wikipedia: