Wertheim, Eric
January 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2008, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p92
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on various combat fleets that were and are likely to be commissioned and decommissioned by their countries. Belgium retired the Westdiep, its fourth and final Wielingen-class frigate on October 5, 2007. Australia's guided-missile frigate, the HMAS Adelaide, will be decommissioned from service on January 19, 2008. In December 2007, Brazil accepted the Sir Galahad, a former British Royal Fleet auxiliary vessel, into service and renamed her as Garcia d'Avila.


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