River (Batch 2) class

Amazonas class

Order placed with BAE Systems in Aug 2014 for 3 Ocean Patrol Vessels. A further two were announced in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review and order confirmed in Dec 2016. Built at Govan and fitted out at Scotstoun.

Specifications Login to Edit

2000full load (tn)
90length (m)
5500range (nm)
24max speed (knots)
1Naval Gun DS30M 30mm
2Naval Gun Mark 44 6 barrelled 7.62mm mingun
1Naval Radar helicopter control radar KH Sharpeye
1Naval Radar navigation radar KH Sharpeye

Aircraft Login to Edit

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
Royal Navy AW eh.101 01
Royal Navy AW AW159 Wildcat HMA2 01

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Shipyards Login to Edit

Kvaerner (Govan) - Govan4

Ships on Database Login to Edit

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Royal NavyHMS ForthGFTH----
Royal NavyHMS TrentGTNT----
Royal NavyHMS Tamar----
Royal NavyHMS Spey----
Royal NavyP223HMS MedwayGMED----

5 units

Events Login to Edit

2014-augOrdered HMS Forth
2014-augOrdered P223 HMS Medway first steel cut Jun 2015.
2014-augOrdered HMS Trent
2014-oct-10Laid down HMS Forth first steel cut at Govan on 10 Oct 2014
2016-dec-8Ordered HMS Tamar
2016-dec-8Ordered HMS Spey
2017-oct-20Launched P223 HMS Medway at BAE Systems Scotstoun yard

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