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Beira, Mozambique in Africa

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Bairro do Macuti - Beira - Mozambique Featured Beira Print

Bairro do Macuti - Beira - Mozambique

Bairro do Macuti (Beach) - Beira - Mozambique. Beira was originally developed by the Portuguese Mozambique Company in the 19th century, and directly developed by the Portuguese colonial government from 1947 until Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal in 1975. Date: circa 1950s

1950s, 50s, Africa, African, Bairro, Beach, Beira, Colony, East, Fifties, Macuti, Mozambique, Overseas, Portuguese, Sep18

HMS Cleopatra at Devonport frigate complex, Plymouth, Devon, 1977 Featured Beira Print

HMS Cleopatra at Devonport frigate complex, Plymouth, Devon, 1977

HMS Cleopatra at Devonport frigate complex, Plymouth, Devon, 1977. The Devonport frigate complex was completed in 1977 and continues to provide a covered refitting facility for frigates and destroyers. In the photograph, HMS Cleopatra (F28) births in the covered dock. The ship was built at Devonport and launched in 1964, joining the Beira Patrol, which prevented oil from reaching landlocked Rhodesia via the then Portuguese colony of Mozambique. The Cleopatra aslo took part in the fleet review for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in the year the photograph was taken. By the early 1980s, the frigate was starting to show its age and was decommisioned on 31st January 1982 and was sold for scrap the following year

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