Eighth RN Type 26 Named HMS Edinburgh

November 29, 2018 – Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced HMS Edinburgh as the name of a cutting-edge British warship on the eve of St Andrew’s Day. The submarine-hunting state-of-the-art frigate builds on the city’s proud naval history and is the seventh warship to carry the name. And as the eighth frigate to be named in the future Type 26 fleet, Edinburgh will be built on the Clyde as part of a £3.7bn program that will sustain 4,000 jobs. HMS Edinburgh will be at the forefront of the nation’s world-leading…

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