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Friday, November 26, 04 at 13.00 hours (Romania’s time) “King Ferdinand” Frigate will depart from Portsmouth starting the march home being expected to arrive in December 10, 04.

This is the first mission the frigate has since the Romanian Navy got it. The personnel consists in 203 people (16 officers, 76 military foremen and 110 people enlisted based on a contract) and is subordinated to Commander Sorin Learschi. During the march the personnel will continue to have their specific training.

The Frigate received the official name “King Ferdinand” and was taken by the Romanian Navy in September 9, 04 in the presence of President of Romania Ion Iliescu and other important military and political personalities from Romania and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland within a military and religious ceremony organized at Victory berth in Portsmouth.

Further information can be found at

Navy Staff


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