HMS Forth

HMS Forth is the first of the five new Offshore Patrol Vessels being built to replace the current River Class vessels.

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This third generation of River-class patrol ship is expected to displace approximately 1,800 tonnes, be about 90 metres long and 13 metres wide and have a range of over 5,000 nautical miles.

Construction began on HMS Forth in October 2014. She entered the water for the first time in September 2016.

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