HMS Pursuer (P273)
HMS Pursuer, 2011
|Sponsored by:||Ballyregan Bob|
|Identification:||Pennant number: P273|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2014[update]|
|Class & type:||Archer class patrol vessel|
HMS Pursuer is an Archer-class patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy, currently Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities Royal Naval Unit's (G&S URNU) training vessel based in Faslane where she was until 2012 part of the Faslane Patrol Boat Squadron (FPBS) at HMNB Clyde.
Until 2010 she was part of the Royal Navy Cyprus Squadron (RNCS), formed in February 2003 in support of Operation Telic, the U.S. led invasion of Iraq. Prior to 2004 Pursuer was the training vessel for Sussex University Royal Naval Unit (SUSURNU), duties now performed by HMS Ranger.
- 5 ship's company, 1 training officer, 12 URNU students.
- When operational and not in URNU role.
- Royal Navy - Patrol Boats - Archer class, royalnavy.mod.uk, Retrieved 14 June 2014
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