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  • UK Point class

    Support Ship
    ships



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    Support Ship Point class

    Class of RO-RO ferries to provide strategic sea lift for UK Forces and those committed to the Allied Joint Rapid Reaction Force under a long term contract. 6 ships chartered to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and used when required. In 2011, 2 of the class were released from the RFA contract.

    Specifications

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    20crew
    193length (m)
    26beam (m)
    7.40draught (m)
    12000range (nm)
    22max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    UK Royal Navy AW EH101 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Shipyards

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    DE FSG Shipbuilders - 4
    UK Harland and Wolff - Belfast2


    List of Ships

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        Sorted by Year Filter:     Hide Transfers     Hide deriv.    
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv Hurst PointZIQE82003--
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv EddystoneZIQT32004--
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv Longstone20042011
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv Beachy HeadMPKT720042011
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv Hartland PointZIQS62004--
    UKRoyal Fleet Auxiliarymv Anvil PointVQBR72004--

    6 units


    Events

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    2001-oct-8Laid downUK mv Hartland Point Yard No 1741.
    2002-jan-21Laid downUK mv Hurst Point
    2002-apr-19LaunchedUK mv Hurst Point
    2002-apr-22Laid downUK mv Eddystone
    2002-aug-1LaunchedUK mv Anvil Point Yard No 1742.
    2002-aug-16LaunchedUK mv Eddystone
    2002-aug-19Laid downUK mv Longstone
    2002-sep-6LaunchedUK mv Hartland Point at Belfast
    2002-nov-8LaunchedUK mv Longstone
    2002-nov-11Laid downUK mv Beachy Head
    2003HomeportUK mv Hurst Point SMC Marchwood
    2003-feb-7LaunchedUK mv Beachy Head
    2004HomeportUK mv Eddystone SMC Marchwood
    2004HomeportUK mv Longstone SMC Marchwood
    2004HomeportUK mv Beachy Head SMC Marchwood
    2004HomeportUK mv Hartland Point SMC Marchwood
    2004HomeportUK mv Anvil Point SMC Marchwood
    2016-sep-20DeploymentUK mv Eddystone Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) 2016 departed SMC Marchwood in support of a 6 month Mediterranean and Middle East maritime security deployment.
    2017-may-11Port VisitUK mv Anvil Point visited Portsmouth
    2017-decPort VisitUK mv Hurst Point Visit to Bahrain with 49 ISO containers of kit to fit out the new UK RN Naval Support Facility at HMS Jufair.
    2018-julDeploymentUK mv Anvil Point Departed SMC Marchwood with Main Battle Tanks and other heavy equipment for Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman.
    2018-julDeploymentUK mv Hurst Point Departed SMC Marchwood with Main Battle Tanks and other heavy equipment for Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman.
    2018-aug-10Port VisitUK mv Anvil Point Arrived Port of Duqm with Main Battle Tanks and other heavy equipment for Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman.
    2018-aug-14Port VisitUK mv Hurst Point Arrived Port of Duqm with Main Battle Tanks and other heavy equipment for Exercise Saif Sareea 3 in Oman.
    2019-aug-8Port VisitUK mv Eddystone visited HMNB Devonport
    2020-jun-15Port VisitUK mv Anvil Point Visited Plymouth






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