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Welcome onboard HMS Southampton's website. We hope you enjoy your visit and come back again to see any updates to the ship's 'News' and 'Photo Gallery'.

HMS Southampton was built by Vosper Thornycroft Ltd. at Southampton. She was laid down on Trafalgar Day, 21 October 1976, and launched on the 29 January 1979. She is the sixth vessel to bear the name and was re-dedicated in January 2000.

Southampton has proud and long links with the City of Southampton and has many affiliates associated with the City.

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