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HMS Trent (P224)

HMS Trent is the third of the five new Offshore Patrol Vessels being built to replace the current River Class vessels.

HMS Trent (P224) is currently on deployment

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Facts & Figures

Facts & figures

1,800

The amount in tonnes HMS Trent is expected to displace.

90 metres

HMS Trent is 90 metres long and 13 metres wide.

5,000

The range of HMS Trent in nautical miles.

This third generation of River-class patrol ship is designed for counter-piracy, anti-smuggling, fishery protection, border patrol, counter terrorism and maritime defence duties.

In October 2015, the first steel was cut on this new ship, and in March 2018 she was formally named HMS Trent at the Glasgow shipyard where she was built.

 

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