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  • UK Challenger class

    Support Ship


    One-off ship for Seabed Operations (AGH), including submarine rescue and support for saturation diving. A commendable concept, poorly executed.


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    7185full load (tn)
    134.10length (m)
    18beam (m)
    5draught (m)
    15max speed (knots)
    5Naval Engine diesel-electric


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        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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    UK Scott Lithgow (Greenock) - Greenock1

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    UKRoyal NavyK07HMS ChallengerGBKY - CH19841990

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    1981-mayLaunchedUK K07 HMS Challenger
    1984CommissionedUK K07 HMS Challenger
    1990DecommissionedUK K07 HMS Challenger sold by MoD in 1993.
    1997-oct-5UK K07 HMS Challenger Laid up on River Tyne by Oct 1997
    1999Fate: transferedUK K07 HMS Challenger sold. Refitted at Nutia Gdynia as a detrital diamond seabed mining vessel, now named mv Ya Toivo.

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