UK Point class

Support Ship
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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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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
2002-jan-21Laid downUK mv Hurst Point
2002-apr-19LaunchedUK mv Hurst Point
2002-apr-22Laid downUK mv Eddystone
2002-aug-16LaunchedUK mv Eddystone
2002-aug-19Laid downUK mv Longstone
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.






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