HMS SHEFFIELD
HMS SHEFFIELD

Battle Honours




Captain

Captain J.F.T.G. Salt
Ship's Complement
  x Officers
y Seamen
z Others Embarked
Displacement (tons)
  3,150 Standard
4,100 Full Load
Dimensions (feet [metres])
  410 x 47 [125.0 x 13.3]
Machinery
  2 R-R Olympus gas turbines
54,400shp = 30 knots
2 R-R Tyne gas turbines
8,200shp = 18 knots (cruising)
Armament
  1 x 4.5in (114mm) Mark 8 gun
2 x 20mm AA guns
1 x Sea Dart system (GWS 30)
2 x triple ASW torpedo tubes (STWS)
Aircraft
  1 Lynx
IN Memoriam

Lt Cdr D I Balfour
PO D R Briggs, DSM
CA D Cope
WEA A C Eggington
Sub Lt R C Emly
PO R Fagan
Ck N A Goodall
LMEM A J Knowles
L/man Lai C K
L/Ck T Marshall
PO A R Norman
Ck D E Osborne
WEA K R F Sullivan
Ck A C Swallow
CWMech M Till
WEM B J Wallis
L/Ck A K Wellstead
MAA B Welsh
Ck K J Williams
Lt Cdr J S Woodhead DSC
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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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