Friday, January 9, 2009

royal navy Archer class coastal training craft

HMS Example (P165) seen here on the River Tyne at Newcastle Upon Thne (North East England) - photograph take 22nd September 2004

HMS “Archer” P264 and HMS “Explorer” P164 at Bangor

HMS Charger and HMS Biter seen here berthed at HMS Calliope on the Tyne (North East England) 30th June 2006

RAIDER"Archer" class coastal training craft seen at Portsmouth

Class and type: Archer class patrol vessel
Displacement: 49 tons
Length: 20.8 m (68 ft 3 in)
Beam: 5.8 m (19 ft)
Draught: 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, Rolls Royce Perkins CV12 Turbo diesels, 1,200 bhp (895 kW)
Speed: 18 knots


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