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Cornwall, Last Of Her Class, Sails Into Sunset

June 30 2011

United Kingdom

The British Royal Navy is decommissioning the last of four Cornwall-class frigates, reports the Plymouth Herald.

The Cornwall (F-99) is leaving the service Thursday after 23 years. She is the last of the Type 22 frigates being decommissioned under the British defense review.

Sister ships Cumberland, Chatham and Campbeltown have already been decommissioned.

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