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Type 23 Frigates

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 28004, tabled on 23 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects each of the Royal Navy's Type 23 frigates to be withdrawn from service.

Answered on

1 March 2016

Current planning assumptions are:

Ship

Out of Service Date

HMS Argyll

2023

HMS Lancaster

2024

HMS Iron Duke

2025

HMS Monmouth

2026

HMS Montrose

2027

HMS Westminster

2028

HMS Northumberland

2029

HMS Richmond

2030

HMS Somerset

2031

HMS Sutherland

2032

HMS Kent

2033

HMS Portland

2034

HMS St Albans

2035