Pembroke

HMS Pembroke (M107)


HMS Pembroke's hull and superstructure are built from glass reinforced plastic (GRP), ensuring a strong non-magnetic ship.

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HMS Pembroke uses high-powered sonar to search underwater for mine-like contacts. Upon detection of a contact, classification runs are conducted on various frequencies. Once identified as a potential mine, the Seafox mine disposal system is able to visually identify the target as a mine and then destroy it.

HMS Pembroke also has a mine clearance diving team which is used to identify potential mine threats beneath the surface.

HMS Pembroke is back to sea following the handover of MCM1 Crew 1 to Crew 5.  

MCM1 Crew 5 are now the crew in Pembroke having returned from operations in the Gulf on 13 Jan 17 they assumed care and protection of Pembroke on the 12 Feb 17 as they work up to deploy with NATO SNMCMG1 in September this year.

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Current operation NATO Mine Counter-Measures Force

The RN has always supplied an MCMV to one of the two NATO Mine Counter-Measures Squadrons. These are six-month deployments as part of the NATO Standing MCM Groups and will generally be around the coasts of Northern Europe or the Mediterranean depending upon the squadron in which the RN ship is working.

  • Maritime Security

    British ships and units are committed to operations in the Mediterranean. Operations focus on maritime security, reassurance and wider regional engagement to build regional maritime capability as well as providing humanitarian assistance as required.

  • Alongside in Devonport

    Alongside in her home port of Devonport Naval Base.

International partnerships

As the fifth largest economy in the world, the UK has responsibilities towards its allies and partners. But Britain also has global ambitions – namely to protect the seaways underpinning the country’s prosperity. The Royal Navy plays a crucial role in fostering these enduring and lasting alliances with other nations.

Providing security at sea

The UK has a responsibility to its citizens and its allies to endeavour to safeguard the high seas. This is why the Royal Navy protects home and international waters – making sure the global trade that Britain and the world depend on can proceed without a hitch.

Location Northern Europe

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Unit History

Battle Honours1665

Lowestoft

The Sixth Pembroke1665

The sixth Pembroke was a 60-gun fourth rate launched at Plymouth in 1757 and served in America in the later 1700s before being made into a hulk in Halifax. 

Battle Honours1702

Vigo

Battle Honours1705

Marbella

Battle Honours1747

Finisterre

Battle Honours1758

Louisburg

Battle Honours1759

Quebec

Battle Honours1762

Havana

Battle Honours1855

Baltic

The Current Pembroke1997

Pembroke was launched on 15 December 1997. She was commissioned into service on 6 July 2000. The current Pembroke is the eighth Royal Navy vessel to bear the name.

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Commanding Officer Brian Drewett

Rank: Lieutenant Commander

Lieutenant Commander Brian Drewett joined the Royal Navy 2004, he assumed Command MCM1 Crew 5 and HMS PEmbroke in February 2017.

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Fact

HMS Pembroke has a nautical range of 2,500 miles

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