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HMS Example - P165

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HMS Example - P165

HMS Example - P165  seen here outbound from the Port of Tyne (North East England) on 26th January 2008. Photographed from North Shields Fishquay.

HMS Example (P165) is an Archer-class patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy, based at HMS Calliope in Gateshead, England. She is the first ship to bear her name.

Example is currently attached to the Northumbrian URNU, and has a crew of 5 (plus up to 12 students). She acts as a training ship for students at Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Teesside and Sunderland universities.

Launched: 1985
Commissioned: 1994
Displacement: 54 tons
Length: 20 metres (66 ft)
Beam: 5.8 metres
Draught: 1.9 metres
Propulsion & power: 2 x Perkins (RR) CV12 Turbo Diesel Engines, 1200 hp (895 kW)
Speed: 20 kts
Range: 550 nm at 15 kts
Complement: 5 crew (plus 12 students)
Armament: None