HMS Spey Crest

HMS Spey (P234)

HMS Spey is the last of the five new Offshore Patrol Vessels built to replace the current River Class vessels.

HMS Spey (P234) is currently on deployment

Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean

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Commanding Officer

Commander Matthew Court

Matthew is an Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) specialist with significant operational experience in the Atlantic, Barents, Baltics, Mediterranean, Indian, Pacific and South China Sea, since joining the Royal Navy in 2005.


HMS Spey (P234)

‘Last of class - best of class’ as her crew dub her, HMS Spey is the fifth and final of the second-generation River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels built for the Royal Navy.

She is currently preparing to sail to the Indo-Pacific region with her sister ship HMS Tamar. A deployment designed to provide an enduring forward presence for the Royal Navy in the region.

HMS SPEY’S Battle honours

  • Atlantic 1942 - 44
  • North Africa 1942 - 43   
  • Burma 1944 - 45