Duke-class Type 23 Frigate
HMS Portland (F79) a Type 23 frigate of the 'Duke' class, built by Marconi Marine on the Clyde and launched on the 15 May 1999 by Lady Brigstocke. She is the 8th ship to bear the name in the Royal Navy. Her operational career so far has notably included disaster relief in Belize after Hurricane Dean in 2007 and anti-piracy duties off the Horn of Africa in 2009. HMS Portland has a length of 133m a displacement of 4, 900 tonnes and a CODLAG (Combined Diesel-electric & Gas) propulsion system.
The painting of the ship off Portland Dorset, was commissioned by the ship in 2010, where it's displayed on board.