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Monday, 16 April 2018

British patrol annex training vessel HMS Trumpeter (P294) 1988-

Schelde off Vlssingen, Netherlands 2 April 2018

Of the Archer-class. In the past used by the Bristol University Royal Naval Unit, nowadays used by the Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit. Built at Vosper Thornycroft. Commissioned in 1988. Displacement 49-54 tonnes and as dimensions 20,8 x 5,8 x 1,8 metres. Or 68’3”x 19’x 5’11”Speed maximum 13 knots. Range 550 nautical miles. Homeport HMNB Clyde. Her crew numbers 18 men. Armament consisted of 3-7,62mm machineguns and a possibility for placing 1-2cm gun.