Duke-class Type 23 Frigate
The current HMS Montrose is the eighth of the sixteen ship Type 23 or Duke class of frigates, of the Royal Navy, named after the Duke of Montrose. She was laid down in November 1989 by Yarrow Shipbuilders on the Clyde, and was launched on 31 July 1992 by Lady Rifkind. She commissioned into service in June 1994. The painting shows her fitted with Sea Ceptor missile system.