P222 HMS Forth

UK Royal Navy



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Call Sign: GFTH


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History of UK P222 HMS Forth

2014-oct-10Laid downfirst steel cut at Govan on 10 Oct 2014
2016-aug-20LaunchedLaunched at Govan
2018-feb-26HomeportHMNB Portsmouth Entered Portsmouth after a weekend in Stokes Bay
2018-apr-13CommissionedCommissioned. Soon handed back to builders after significant serious faults uncovered. HMS Tyne (P281) was recommissioned in Aug 2018 while issues are rectified.
2019-apr-9Port VisitHMD Devonport 9 Apr 2019, 1st visit to Plymouth
2019-jun-22Port VisitCruise Terminal Visiting Liverpool Cruise Terminal
2019-jun-27DeploymentEscort escorted Project 22160-class RFS Vasily Bykov through English Channel heading north east.
2019-nov-1DeploymentDeparted HMNB Portsmouth for her new, long term South Atlantic base of East Cove, to relieve HMS Clyde.



    from River (Batch 2) class
2000full load (tn)
90length (m)
5500range (nm)
24max speed (knots)
1Naval Gun DS30M 30mm
2Naval Gun Mark 44 6 barrelled 7.62mm mingun
1Naval Radar helicopter control radar KH Sharpeye
1Naval Radar navigation radar KH Sharpeye



    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
UK Royal Navy AW EH101 01
UK Royal Navy AW AW159 Wildcat HMA2 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan

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