Monday, July 30, 2018

U.K. Royal Navy HMS Sutherland calls Valletta Port

The U.K. Royal Navy HMS Sutherland (F 81) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a courtesy visit.  She was a AugustWestland Wildcat HMA.2 helicopter on board, serial ZZ379.

HMS Sutherland is a Duke-class (Type-23) frigate.  She was commissioned in Royal Navy service on 4-Jul-1997.

The British frigate is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-4/5 wharf, and she's expected to sail from Valletta Port on Friday, Aug. 3rd.  (30-Jul-2018)