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Montevideo, September 20th 2018 - 01:10 UTC

Tag: HMS Ocean helicopter carrier

  • Thursday, February 22nd 2018 - 08:00 UTC

    Helicopter carrier Ocean will be delivered to the Brazilian navy next June

    Commissioned in 1998 at a cost of £150 million. She underwent a £65 million refit in 2014 to extend her service life, and has sold to Brazil for £84 million

    HMS Ocean pulled into Portsmouth for the last time as a Royal Navy ship as it is now due to be delivered to Brazil, which has bought the RN sole helicopter carrier. The Royal Navy's flagship has served for 20 years and has traveled all around the world. She was sold to Brazil for 84 million pounds (US$117 million) as new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares to take over as leader of the fleet