UK Lofoten class

Helicopter Carrier


    Derivatives / Succeeded by
UK Engadine class 1967
                        UK Argus class 1987


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4120light (tn)
4820full load (tn)
105.90length (m)
16.80beam (m)
13max speed (knots)


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    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy Westland Wessex 16

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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UK Blyth Shipbuilders - Blyth1

List of Ships

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UKRoyal NavyK07HMS LofotenMVFM - LT19451990
UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryK08Engadine class RFA EngadineGRBU - EN19671989
UKRoyal Fleet AuxiliaryA135Argus class RFA ArgusGDSA - AS1982--

3 units


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1945-jan-26LaunchedUK K07 HMS Lofoten as an LST(3), 3027
1947UK K07 HMS Lofoten renamed HMS Lofoten
1956-oct-31DeploymentUK K07 HMS Lofoten Operation Musketeer landed the transports for 45 Commando during the Suez invasion
1958UK K07 HMS Lofoten repurposed as a Harbour Accommodation Ship
1964RefitUK K07 HMS Lofoten converted to Helicopter Support Ship
1964HomeportUK K07 HMS Lofoten Portland Harbour
1967-dec-15UK K07 HMS Lofoten replaced in role by RFA Engadine
1969HomeportUK K07 HMS Lofoten Laid up. To Rosyth as accommodation vessel.
1991Fate: scrappedUK K07 HMS Lofoten For sale in 1991 and eventually sold for scrap in 1993.

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