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Royal Navy - Guided Missile Frigate

F 91 HMS Brazen

sorry, no insignia hms brazen f 91 broadsword type 22 class frigate royal navy
Type, class: Guided Missile Frigate; Type 22 / Broadsword class - Batch 1
Builder: Yarrow Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
Awarded: October 21, 1977
Laid down: August 18, 1978
Launched: March 4, 1980
Commissioned: July 2, 1982
Decommissioned: 1996
Fate: sold to Brazil 1996 / renamed BNS Bosisio (F 48)

Homeport: -
Namesake: -
Ships Motto: -
Technical Data: see INFO > Broadsword / Type 22 class Guided Missile Frigate

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hms brazen f 91 broadsword class type 22 frigate royal navy

f 91 hms brazen type 22 frigate

f 91 hms brazen type 22 frigate

f 48 bns bosisio type 22 frigate brazilian navy ex hms brazen f 91
in Brazilian Navy service as BNS Bosisio (F 48) - ex HMS Brazen (F 91)

f 48 bns bosisio type 22 broadsword class frigate brazilian navy hms brazen f91
in Brazilian Navy service as BNS Bosisio (F 48) - ex HMS Brazen (F 91)


Royal Navy service:


Brazen served on the Armilla Patrol which became a taskforce during the Gulf War. For this she received the battle honour "Kuwait 1991". During the war, her Lynx helicopter attacked fast patrol boats.


Following a patrol in the South Atlantic Brazen ran aground in the Patagonian Canal on 11 September 1994. The ship was refloated four days later and taken to Talcahuano for repairs, which lasted a month. She then returned to the UK under her own power for reinstatement of combat system equipment damaged in the incident.



Brazilian service:


She was purchased from the United Kingdom by the Brazilian Navy on 18 November 1994, and renamed Bosísio. The ship was commissioned into the Brazilian Navy on 30 August 1996.


In June 2009, Bosísio participated in the recovery mission for the wreckage of Air France Flight 447.


She decommissioned from Brazilian navy service on 23 September 2015.


source: wikipedia



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