2007 to present    

P257 HMS Clyde

UK Royal Navy

2020 to present - BH Royal Bahrain Naval Force - 80 RBNS Al Zubara    

IMO: 9367425
MMSI: 233729000
Flight Deck: CD
Call Sign: GXRS
Shipyard: HMD Portsmouth


History of UK HMS Clyde P257

2005-feb-25OrderedOrdered from VT Shipbuilding, Portsmouth
2005-junLaid downLaid down
2007-aug-20DeploymentDeployment Mare Harbour FIPS assigned to BFSAI
departed HMNB Portsmouth to become Falkland Islands Patrol ship, relieving HMS Dumbarton Castle, and replacing the Castle class vessels in this role.
2017-jan-09RefitRefit ZA Simon Town Naval Dockyard completed refit at Simons Town in Apr 2017
2018-may Relief as Falklands Guardship delayed, possibly by 6 months or more, after serious faults discovered in newly built HMS Forth, the relieving vessel.
2019-dec-15Port VisitPort Visit PT Base Naval de Lisboa Visited Lisbon on return leg to UK as Falklands Guardship.
2019-dec-20Port VisitPort Visit HMNB Portsmouth returned to HMNB Porstmouth after 12 years, flying her paying off pennant, to prepare for decommissioning, having been replaced in the Falklands by HMS Forth.
2020-augFate: transferedFate: transfered from BAE Systems to Bahraini Navy as RBNS Al Zubara

History of BH RBNS Al Zubara 80

2020-augCommissionedCommissioned Handed over at Portsmouth
2020-oct-09DeploymentDeployment HMD Portsmouth Delivery departed BAE Systems Portsmouth, on 1st voyage to Bahrain

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Modified River class
1854full load (tn)
81.50length (m)
13.60beam (m)
3.80draught (m)
5500range (nm)
19max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine diesel - Ruston RK270

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Landing platform only. No hangar
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UK HMD Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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