HMS Explorer (P164)
HMS Explorer, 2004
|Identification:||Pennant number: P164 International callsign: GABB|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Archer-class patrol vessel|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, Cat C18 ACERT diesels, 873 bhp per shaft|
|Range:||550 nmi (1,020 km)|
|Decca 1216 navigation radar|
HMS Explorer is an Archer-class P2000-type patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy. The ship is assigned to the Yorkshire Universities Royal Naval Unit (URNU), serving the universities of York, Hull, Sheffield and Leeds. The ship is based in Hull and operates on the East coast of the UK.
- 5 ship's company, 1 training officer, up to 14 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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