UK Challenger class

Support Ship
ships



1984    


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

Specifications

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

Aircraft

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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    

Shipyards

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UK Scott Lithgow (Greenock) - Greenock1


List of Ships

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UKRoyal NavyK07HMS ChallengerGBKY - CH19841990





1 units


Events

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1981-mayLaunchedUK K07 HMS Challenger
1984CommissionedUK K07 HMS Challenger
1990DecommissionedUK K07 HMS Challenger
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 Ya Toivo.






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