MOD Revives Historic Names for New Frigates

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The Type 42 destroyer HMS Cardiff in 2002. Cardiff is one of the historic warship names to be revived.

MINISTERS HAVE confirmed the names of five new warships planned for the Royal Navy and to be ordered as batch two of the Type 26 programme. During a visit to the Scottish capital on 29 November, defence secretary Gavin Williamson announced the seventh of eight Type 26 frigates would be called HMS Edinburgh.

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