NRP Vasco da Gama (F330)
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NRP Vasco da Gama alongside at Tallinn in March 2008.
|Namesake:||Vasco da Gama|
|Builder:||Blohm + Voss|
|Laid down:||2 February 1989|
|Launched:||26 June 1989|
|Commissioned:||18 January 1991|
|Class and type:||Vasco da Gama-class frigate|
|Length:||142 m (466 ft)|
|Beam:||14.8 m (49 ft)|
|Draught:||6.2 m (20 ft)|
|Range:||4,000 nautical miles (7,400 km; 4,600 mi) at 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)|
|Aviation facilities:||Hangar for 2 Super Lynx Mk.95 helicopters|
NRP Vasco da Gama is Portuguese frigate of the Vasco da Gama class operated by the Portuguese Navy. She was laid down by Blohm + Voss on 2 February 1989, launched on 26 June 1989, and commissioned on 18 January 1991.
- Stevens, David (2007). Strength Through Diversity: The combined naval role in Operation Stabilise (PDF). Working Papers. 20. Canberra: Sea Power Centre - Australia. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-642-29676-4. ISSN 1834-7231. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
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