HMS Penzance (M106)
HMS Penzance is a Sandown-class minehunter commissioned by the Royal Navy in 1998. She is named after the seaside town of Penzance in Cornwall, and is the fourth vessel to bear the name.
HMS Penzance near Kinlochbervie, 2009
|Launched:||11 March 1997|
|Commissioned:||14 May 1998|
|Status:||in active service|
|Class and type:||Sandown-class minehunter|
|Displacement:||600 t (590 long tons; 660 short tons)|
|Length:||52.5 m (172 ft 3 in)|
|Beam:||10.9 m (35 ft 9 in)|
|Draught:||2.3 m (7 ft 7 in)|
|Propulsion:||Paxman Valenta 6RP200E diesels 1523 shp, diesel-electric drive, Voith Schneider Propellers, Schottel bow thrusters|
|Speed:||13 kn (24 km/h; 15 mph)|
|Complement:||34 (accommodation for up to 40)|
|Sensors and |
|Electronic warfare |
- "Sandown Class Mine Countermeasures Vessels - Specifications". GlobalSecurity.org. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
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