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Offline John

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HMS Itchen (1985-1998)
« on: January 10, 2024, 15:32:12 pm »
HMS Itchen, a River-class minesweeper named after, surprise surprise, Southampton's River Itchen. Constructed at Lowestoft and commissioned in 1985, she was later (1998) sold to Brazil where, I believe, she is still active under a different name.
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Re: HMS Itchen (1985-1998)
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2024, 15:45:29 pm »
She became the Bracui in the service of the Brazilian Navy.