HMS Manchester to visit Liverpool for the final time this week
By Craig Manning
HMS Manchester will sail into Liverpool for the final time this week before it is decommissioned from the Royal Navy.
Launched in 1980 and commissioned in 1982, the Type 42 destroyer has enjoyed a long and illustrious career. It will be decomissioned in Portsmouth on February 24.
The 5,200 tonne vessel will arrive at Liverpool's Cruise Liner Terminal at approximately 10-10.30am on Thursday, February 3, for the start of its farewell celeberations.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 01 February 2011 09:32)