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  • P233 HMS Tamar

    UK Royal Navy




    2020 to present    


    P233 HMS Tamar

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    Call Sign: GTMR


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    History of UK P233 HMS Tamar

    2016-dec-8Laid downOriginally allocated pennant no P225
    2018-oct-17LaunchedLaunched At Govan to complete fitting out. (Scotstoun at capacity, fitting out HMS Medway and HMS Trent).
    2019-mar-22Naming ceremony at Govan, initially with ITU callsign MDCU7
    2020-may-27Aircraft1st Landing Wildcat HMA.2 of 815 NAS conducts first deck landing, in Plymouth Sound.
    2020-jun-4Commissionedat HMNB Devonport
    2020-jun-25DeploymentOperating on the Clyde.
    2020-sep-7Port VisitTower Bridge Upper 1st visit to London, tied up alongside HMS Belfast. Departed 16 Sep.

    Specifications

       

        from River (Batch 2) class
    34crew
    24troops
    2000full load (tn)
    90length (m)
    5500range (nm)
    24max speed (knots)
    9875power (shp)
    2Naval Engine diesel
    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

    Aircraft

       

        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    

    Builder

       

    UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan



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