January 31 2011
HMS Chatham has returned to her homeport in Plymouth for the last time before her decommissioning, reports the U.K. Ministry of Defense.
The 20-year-old Cornwall-class (or Type 22) frigate is scheduled to be officially decommissioned during a ceremony on Feb. 8. She arrived back in Plymouth on Jan. 26.
All four of the Cornwall-class ships are slated for decommissioning as part of the U.K.'s recent strategic defense and security review.
The frigate's ultimate fate has yet to...
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