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HMS Trumpeter (P294)
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University Royal Naval Unit training ships HMS Charger and HMS Trumpeter (P294) (on the right).
Career (UK)
Name: HMS Trumpeter
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Commissioned: 1988
Status: in active service, as of 2021
General characteristics
Class & type: Archer class patrol vessel
Displacement: 49 long ton
Length: 20.8 m (68 ft 3 in)
Beam: 5.8 m (19 ft)
Draught: 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: 2 shafts, Rolls Royce M800T diesels, 1,590 bhp
Speed: 30 knots
Range: 550 nmi (1,020 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)
Complement: 5 (RN), 1 training officer (RNR), 12 students (RNR) or 12 (RN)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Sperry Marine Bridge Master E 250 X-Band 10kW radar
Armament: 3 × 7.62 mm L7 GPMG (Cyprus Sqn.) (can be fitted with 20 mm cannon on fo'c'sle)

HMS Trumpeter (P294) is an Archer-class P2000-type patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy. HMS Trumpeter is assigned to Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit, having previously been the training ship of the Bristol University Royal Naval Unit (URNU).

Operational history[]

Served in the Gibraltar Squadron alongside HMS Ranger commencing 1995 under commanding officer Lieutenant Richard Morris. Alongside HMS Ranger she was deployed on the Thames for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant to assist in security and partake in the pageant. She will also assist in security for the 2012 London Olympics.[1]

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