HMS Express (P163)
HMS Express is one of the 14 Archer Class patrol vessels that form the Coastal Forces Squadron.
HMS Express is based in Penarth Marina in Cardiff Bay. She is proud to be affiliated with HMS Dragon, HM Submarine Trenchant as well as local cadet groups and schools.
Led by Lieutenant Stubbington, HMS Express can accommodate up to ten additional personnel in addition to her five Ship’s Company already embarked. Her activities and responsibilities include:
- Maritime Security
- Force Protection
- Supporting NATO Operations and Exercises including JOINT WARRIOR and TYPHOON WARRIOR
- Navigation and Seamanship Training
- Regional Engagement