Protector OPV class

Eithne class


  • Corvette Protector OPV class
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1900full load (tn)
85length (m)
14beam (m)
3.60draught (m)
6000range (nm)
2Naval Engine diesel - MAN 12RK 280
1Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm

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    Typical Max
RNZN kaman seasprite 11

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Williamstown - 3nm SW of Melbourne2

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Royal New Zealand NavyP55HMNZS WellingtonZMFS - WGN2010--
Royal New Zealand NavyP148HMNZS OtagoZMKF - OTA2010--

2 units

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2004-jul-29Ordered P148 HMNZS Otago
2005-decLaid down P148 HMNZS Otago at Williamstown, Victoria, AU
2006-nov-18Launched P148 HMNZS Otago
2007-oct-27Launched P55 HMNZS Wellington
2010-may-10Commissioned P148 HMNZS Otago
2010-jul-22Homeport P148 HMNZS Otago Port Chambers, Dunedin
2010-sep-23Homeport P55 HMNZS Wellington Wellington
2011-febDeployment P148 HMNZS Otago Christchurch Earthquake 2011 Deployed to assist in Christchurch earthquake relief operations
2016-apr-22Port Visit P55 HMNZS Wellington visited Wellington, for ANZAC Day weekend
2016-sep-12Deployment P148 HMNZS Otago first deployment for SH-2G (NZ3613/13) on Protector class OPV, during a resupply and seismicity support mission to Kermadec Islands, until 23 Sep

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