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HMS Explorer - P164

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HMS Explorer - P164

HMS Explorer - P164 seen here coming into Royal Quays Marina, North Shields (North East England) to take on fuel bunkers - photographed 16th March 2009.

HMS Explorer is a Patrol Boat and is attached to Yorkshire Universities Royal Naval Unit and is based in Hull. See their web site @

Displacement: 54 tonnes
Length: 20m
Beam: 5.8m
Draught: 1.9m
Complement: 17 (5 permanent Ship's Company)
Top Speed: Batch 1:-20kts Batch 2:- 24kts
Range: 550 nm at 15knots
Propulsion: Batch 1 Batch 2 2 Perkins (RR) CV12 Turbo Diesels 2 MTU V12 Diesels (Raider & Tracker)