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HMS Liverpool recently returned from a seven-month deployment off Libya where she
played a key role as part of NATO's task force during the conflict - she also
became the first Royal Navy warship to be fired upon in 30 years and returned
that fire in self-defence.
The Type 42 destroyer has reached the end of
her natural life in the Royal Navy after 30 years' sterling service and will be
as part of her farewell tour - she will be open to visitors on Sunday 29
January 2012, an opportunity which will never be repeated. Visitors will have the chance not only to
explore the ship, but also to chat to the brave men and women who served with
distinction during the Libya
HMS Liverpool will be alongside in West India Docks
(South Quay) from 26 to 31 January 2012.
The public is invited to come on board this venerable warship when she
opens to visitors on Sunday 29 January 2012 from 1000 to 1600hrs. (source - MOD)