|HMS Pursuer (P273)|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2021[update]|
|Class & type:||Archer class patrol vessel|
|Length:||20.8 m (68 ft 3 in)|
|Beam:||5.8 m (19 ft)|
|Draught:||2.2 m (7 ft 2 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, Rolls Royce M800T diesels, 1,590 bhp|
|Range:||550 nmi (1,020 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)|
|Sensors and |
|Sperry Marine Bridgemaster E navigation radar|
|Armament:||3 × 7.62 mm L7 GPMG|
Until 2010 she was part of the Royal Navy Cyprus Squadron (RNCS), formed in February 2003 in support of Operation Telic, the U.S. led invasion of Iraq. Prior to 2004 Pursuer was the training vessel for Sussex University Royal Naval Unit (SUSURNU), duties now performed by HMS Ranger.
Pursuer is currently commanded by Lieutenant Commander C M O'Neill Royal Navy, who is also the Commanding Officer of the Faslane Patrol Boat Squadron.
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