2/4 | 22 Sept 2004 7:24 AM | HMS Newcastle_02
HMS Newcastle pays a last visit to Tyneside 22 Sep.2004.
It is the eighth vessel to carry the name of HMS Newcastle, with the first, built in 1653, taking part in Admiral Blake's attack on the Santa Cruz in 1657.
HMS Newcastle embarks on a farewell six day tour of the region before being decommissioned at the end of January 2005.Now heading up the Tyne to berth at Spillers Wharf, Newcastle.