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MELLA (451) class FF

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

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 0 MELLA-class FRIGATES (FF) (British RIVER class)

 Name          Pendant    Launched       Commissioned     Status
 MELLA         451        July 6, 1944   Dec. 13, 1944    Museum


This Canadian-built ship originally served as an anti-submarine frigate in the Canadian navy during World War II. Purchased by the Dominican Republic in 1947, she was extensively modified to serve as a presidential yacht and more recently as the navy's...

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