Thursday, 20 April 2017

British patrol vessel HMS Example (P165)

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 18 April 2017

Built by Watercraft, Shoreham by Sea as the XSV Example as an Example tender similar to the Archer-class P2000-type patrol and training vessel. Commissioned on 16 January 1986. Reclassified in 1994 when she was handed over to the British Royal Navy when the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service was disbanded and assigned as training vessel to the Northumbrian University Royal Navy Unit.