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HMS St Albans (F83)

Fast, adaptable, and exceptionally well-equipped, HMS St Albans is a versatile Type 23 Frigate – and the most recent addition to our frigate fleet.

Facts & figures

Facts & figures

38,000 miles

Travelled on Operation Kipion

16.1 metres

Across the beam


Total displacement

Our skills

Our skills

HMS St Albans is a fast, adaptable, versatile frigate. Her specialisms include:

  • Combined aviation technology – Merlin Mk2 capable
  • Fleet Ready Escort tasking
  • Anti-submarine operations

Our operations

Current operation



Alongside in her home port of Devonport Naval Base. Training our team and maintaining our equipment to make sure we are fighting fit for the challenge.

Previous deployment


Our base

Our base

HMNB Devonport

Plymouth PL2 2BG
Telephone: ‎+44 345 748 4950

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All about HMS St Albans

HMS St Albans is sailed by a crew of 185.

She is a versatile Type 23 Frigate – and the most recent addition to our frigate fleet.

With five Radar systems, six Sonar systems and eight Weapon systems, St Albans is one of the most versatile warships in the world

She sailed more than 38,000 miles on Operation Kipion working with carrier task groups.

Unit history

Royal Navy careers

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