Daring-class Type 45 Destroyer
Duncan, the sixth and last type 45 destroyer, was commissioned on 26 September 2013.She entered service on 30 December 2013. On 2 March 2015, Duncan departed on her maiden deployment to the Mediterranean and Middle East. She joined up with the U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group Twelve to strike the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. In April 2016, HMS Duncan was one of several Royal Navy ships exercising with the French Navy in Exercise Griffin Strike. Duncan sailed from Portsmouth in June 2017 to assume the role of flagship of NATO Standing Maritime Naval Group 2 (SNMG2), operating in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.