HMS Duncan: Where is it based? What class is it? When was it built? How many crew members does sheÂ have? Everything you need to knowÂ
HMS Duncan and her crew are set to star in a new Channel 5 series.Â
The four episode Warship: All At Sea starts on Monday (November 26) at 9pm and follows life on the Royal Navy vessel.Â
Here is all you need to know about the ship
Where is it based?Â
HMS Duncan is based atÂ Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth '“Â and it is from here that she sails out of when being deployed.Â
What class of vessel is it?Â
HMS Duncan is a Type 45, also known as Daring-class, air-defence destroyer.Â
Where does the name come from?Â
The ship was named afterÂ Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan '“Â a British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet at theÂ Battle of CamperdownÂ on 11 October 1797.Â
When was it ordered and when did it launch?Â
HMS Duncan was ordered in December 2000, was laid down on January 26, 2007, and launched on October 11, 2010 '“Â 213 years after the Battle of Camperdown.Â
Where was HMS Duncan built?Â
HMS Duncan was built at BAE Naval Ship yards inÂ GovanÂ andÂ ScotstounÂ on theÂ River Clyde, in Scotland,Â with construction beginning in 2006.Â
How many crew members does she have?Â
During the filming of Warship: All At Sea, HMS Duncan had 186 crew members '“Â but she has accommodation for up to 235.Â
What missions has HMS Duncan taken part in?Â
She left Portsmouth inÂ March 2015 on her maiden deploymentÂ to theÂ MediterraneanÂ andÂ Middle East.
In July 2015 HMS DuncanÂ joined up with the U.S. NavyÂ Carrier Strike Group TwelveÂ to strike theÂ Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
She was one of several Royal Navy vessels to be selected for Exercise Griffin Strike '“Â a join exercise with the French Navy.Â
HMS Duncan was dispatched by the Ministry of DefenceÂ to intercept and '˜man-mark' a fleet ofÂ Russian NavyÂ vessels, including theirÂ flagshipÂ Admiral Kuznetsov, as they sailed through the English Channel on their way to Syria.Â
In June 2017, she sailed sailed from Portsmouth to assume the role of flagship ofÂ NATO Standing Maritime Naval Group 2 (SNMG2), operating in theÂ Black SeaÂ and the Mediterranean.
And again in 2018Â DuncanÂ continued her NATO deployment visiting Mediterranean and Black Sea ports such asÂ ConstanÈ›a,Â Souda Bay, andÂ Split, returning to Portsmouth on 13 July 2018 '“Â which is when the filming for Warship: All At Sea took place.Â