HMS ARDENT
HMS ARDENT

Battle Honours




Captain

Commander A.W.J. West [DSC]
Ship's Complement
  x Officers
y Seamen
z Others Embarked
Displacement (tons)
  2,750 Standard
3,250 Full Load
Dimensions (feet [metres])
  384 x 42 [117.0 x 12.8]
Machinery
  2 x Olympus gas turbines
50,000shp = 31+ knots
  2 Tyne gas turbines
8,500shp = 18 knots (cruising)
Armament
  1 x 4.5in Mark 8 gun
2 x 20mm AA guns
1 x Seacat system (GWS 24)
4 x MM.38 Exocet
Aircraft
 1 Lynx
IN Memoriam

AB D K Armstrong
Lt Cdr R W Banfield
AB A R Barr
PO P Brouard
Ck R J S Dunkerley
L/Ck M P Foote
MEM S N Ford
Std S Hanson
AB S K Hayward
AB S Heyes
WEM S J Lawson
MEM A R Leighton
AEM A McAuley
LS M S Mullen
Lt B Murphy
LPTI G T Nelson
PO A K Palmer
Ck J R Roberts
Lt Cdr J M Sephton DSC
LMEM S J White
LMEM G Whitford
MEM G S Williams
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Bibliography:
David Brown, "The Royal Navy and the Falklands War", Book Club Associates, 1987
Martin Middlebrook, "Operation Corporate", Viking, 1985
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