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P233 HMS Tamar

UK Royal Navy

P233 HMS Tamar

IMO: 9819301
MMSI: 232015625
Flight Deck: TM
Call Sign: GTMR
Shipyard: Kvaerner (Govan)


History of UK HMS Tamar P233

2016-dec-08Laid downLaid down Originally allocated pennant no P225
2018-oct-17LaunchedLaunched Launched At Govan to complete fitting out. (Scotstoun at capacity, fitting out HMS Medway and HMS Trent).
2019-mar-22 Naming ceremony at Govan, initially with ITU callsign MDCU7
2020-may-27AircraftAircraft 1st Landing Wildcat HMA.2 of 815 NAS conducts first deck landing, in Plymouth Sound.
2020-jun-04 first raise of the White Ensign at HMNB Devonport
2020-jun-25DeploymentDeployment Operating on the Clyde.
2020-sep-07Port VisitPort Visit Tower Bridge Upper 1st visit to London, tied up alongside HMS Belfast. Departed 16 Sep.
2020-dec-17CommissionedCommissioned Formally Commissioned
2021-jun-10DeploymentDeployment St Ives Bay G7 G7 Summit 2021 standing off Carbis Bay, during G7 Summit in Cornwall
2023-jun-29Port VisitPort Visit PG Lancron Naval Base arrived in Port Moresby for 4 day visit.

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River (Batch 2) class
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

helicopter   Aircraft

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


UK Kvaerner (Govan), Govan

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