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The "Leeds Castle" (P258) is a Royal Navy Castle Class patrol vessel designed for long distance maritime patroling. It is equipped with a helicopter.

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DUMBARTON 3  2001 (February 20th) Autographed cover from sister ships posted at Stanley.  US$10

Note: Following a 8 month refit at Rosyth, "Leeds Castle" had departed Portsmouth on 10th January, 2001 for the South Atlantic to relieve H.M.S. "Dumbarton Castle".

The view at right shows "Leeds Castle" at South Georgia in 2001.

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