Present Royal Navy fleet list:



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HMS Queen Elizabeth 28/3/2015




Dreadnought class Trident submarines:

  • S32 Dreadnought UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • S33 UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • S34 UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • S35 UNDER CONSTRUCTION



    Vanguard class Trident submarines:Albion class H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days 2009, fresh from her Taurus 09 deployment, as seen on Five's series Warship, season 2.

  • S28 Vanguard
  • S29 Victorious
  • S30 Vigilant
  • S31 Vengeance

    Astute class:

  • S119 Astute
  • S120 Ambush
  • S121 Artful
  • S122 Audacious FITTING OUT
  • S123 Agamemnon UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • S124 Anson ORDERED- LONG-LEAD ITEMS ORDERED
  • S125 Ajax APPROVED UNDER SDSR 2010

    Trafalgar Batch I:

  • S91 Trenchant FOR DISPOSAL 2019
  • S92 Talent FOR DISPOSAL 2021
  • S93 Triumph FOR DISPOSAL 2022

    Queen Elizabeth class Fleet Aircraft Carrier:

  • R08 Queen Elizabeth
  • R09 Prince of Wales DUE IN SERVICE 2017

  • L14 Albion
  • L15 Bulwark EXTENDED READINESS.

    Ocean class Commando Carrier:

  • L12 Ocean

    Daring class Type 45 Destroyers:Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring D32 at Portsmouth Navy Days, Friday July 30th 2010.

  • D32 Daring
  • D33 Dauntless
  • D34 Diamond
  • D35 Dragon
  • D36 Defender
  • D37 Duncan





    Bristol class Type 82 Destroyer:

    D23 Bristol TRAINING SHIP



    City class class Type 26 Global Combat Ship:

  • F260 Glasgow Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F261 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F262 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F263 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F264 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F265 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F266 Ordered under SDSR 2015
  • F267 Ordered under SDSR 2015

    Duke class Type 23 Frigate:

  • F78 Kent
  • F79 Portland
  • F81 Sutherland
  • F82 Somerset
  • F83 St Albans
  • F229 Lancaster
  • F231 Argyll*
  • F234 Iron Duke*
  • F235 Monmouth*
  • F236 Montrose*
  • F237 Westminster
  • F238 Northumberland
  • F239 Richmond

    All Type 23s, except those marked with an asterisk (*), are being upgraded with Sonar 2087.


    Sandown class Mine Hunter:

    Batch I:

    H.M.S. Northumberland F238, Type 23, Plymouth Navy Days 2006
  • M103 Hindustan DARTMOUTH TRAINING SHIP

    Batch II:

  • M106 Penzance
  • M107 Pembroke
  • M108 Grimsby
  • M109 Bangor
  • M110 Ramsey
  • M111 Blyth
  • M112 Shoreham

    Hunt class Mine Hunter:

  • M29 Brecon
  • M30 Ledbury
  • M31 Cattistock
  • M32 Cottesmore
  • M33 Brocklesby
  • M34 Middleton
  • M35 Dulverton
  • M37 Chiddingfold
  • M38 Atherstone
  • M39 Hurworth
  • M41 Quorn

    River class Batch I Offshore Patrol Vessels:

  • P281 Tyne TO DECOMMISSION 2019
  • P282 Severn TO DECOMMISSION 2017
  • P283 Mersey TO DECOMMISSION 2019

    River class Batch II [Falklands] Offshore Patrol Vessel:

  • P257 Clyde

    Sandown Batch 2 H.M.S. Pembroke, Plymouth navy days 2006. River class Batch III Offshore Patrol Vessels:

  • P258 Forth SEA TRIALS
  • P259 Medway UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • P260 Trent UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • P261 Tamar UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • P262 Spey UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    Lifespan Patrol Vessels:

  • P284 Scimitar
  • P285 Sabre

    Tracker class Coastal Training Patrol craft:

  • P274 Tracker
  • P275 Raider

    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft:

  • P264 Archer
  • P270 Biter
  • P272 Smiter
  • P273 Pursuer
  • P279 Blazer
  • P280 Dasher
  • P291 Puncher
  • P292 Charger
  • P293 Ranger
  • P294 Trumpeter

    Example class Coastal Training craft:

  • A163 Express
  • A164 Explorer
  • A165 Example
  • A167 Exploit

    Echo class Survey ships:

  • H01 Echo
  • H02 Enterprise

    Scott class Survey ship:

  • H131 Scott

    Protector class Polar Exploration ship:

  • A173 Protector

    Gleaner class Survey ship:

  • A86 Gleaner










    Survey vessel H.M.S. Scott at Plymouth Navy Days 2009



    Survey vessel H.M.S. Scott at Plymouth Navy Days 2009



    Survey vessel H.M.S. Scott at Plymouth Navy Days 2009



    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft P2794 HMS Trumpeter, Portsmouth Navydays, 2010.


    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft P294 HMS Trumpeter, Portsmouth Navydays, 2010.


    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft P294 HMS Trumpeter, Portsmouth Navydays, 2010.


    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft P294 HMS Trumpeter, Portsmouth Navydays, 2010.


    Archer class Coastal Training Patrol craft P291 HMS Puncher, Portsmouth Navydays, 2010.


    Tracker class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Raider at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Explorer at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Example at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer, Archer and Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Charger at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Archer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Explorer class coastal training patrol craft H.M.S. Pursuer at Liverpool Alberts Docks, May 26th 2013

    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L14 H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Assault ship L15 H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Romanian frigate Regina Maria, ex-HMS London, Type 22 batch 2 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005.


    HMS Cornwall, The Fighting '99 or the Ice Cream Frigate, Type 22 batch 3 at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth International Festival of the Sea, Trafalgar 200, 2005.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth International Festival of the Sea, Trafalgar 200, 2005.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Cumberland, Type 22 batch 3 at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010.


    HMS Campbeltown, Type 22 batch 3 at Plymouth Navy Days 2006.


    Type 23 HMS Somerset and Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 22 HMS Chatham at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Ex- Cold War submarines L to R - H.M.S. Warspite, Conqueror and Valiant.  Plymouth Navydays 2006


    Cold War warrior: H.M.S. Valiant at Plymouth Navy Days 2006


    Cold War warrior: H.M.S. Valiant at Plymouth Navy Days 2006


    Cold War warrior: H.M.S. Valiant, with Type 22 H.M.S. Cornwall in the background, at Plymouth Navy Days 2006


    Cold War warriors L to R: H.M.S. Valiant, H.M.S. Conqueror and H.M.S. Warspite at Plymouth Navy Days 2006


    Cold War warrior H.M.S. Valiant showing the scars of an early defuelling technique at Plymouth Navy Days 2006


    Cold War warrior: H.M.S. Courageous at Plymouth Navy Days 2009 (far right) with three decomissioned Sovereign class.


    Trafalgar class submarine HMS Talent undergoing refit at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Trafalgar class submarine HMS Talent undergoing refit at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Trafalgar class submarine HMS Talent having her reactor refuelled at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Hunt class mine hunter HMS Ledbury M30, Portsmouth 2010.


    Hunt class mine hunter HMS Cattistock M31, Portsmouth 2010.


    Hunt class mine hunter HMS Brocklesby M33, Portsmouth 2010.


    Hunt class mine hunter HMS Atherstone M38, Portsmouth 2010.


    Hunt class mine hunter HMS Hurworth M39, Portsmouth 2010.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    Sandown class Batch II Mine Hunter HMS Pembroke M107, Cannock Dock, Liverpool. May 26th 2013.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne P281, Portsmouth 2010.


    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    River class offshore patrol vessel H.M.S. Mersey at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Decommissioned Type 42 destroyer HMS Exeter, Portsmouth 2010.


    Type 42 destroyer HMS Manchester, undergoing refit, Plymouth 2006.


    Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond, undergoing refit, Portsmouth 2005.


    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Richmond at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Richmond at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Westminster at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Westminster at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Westminster at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Westminster at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Westminster at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Devonport Navy Days 2009

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 45 destroyer H.M.S. Daring at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Type 21 frigate PNS Tippu Sultan, Former H.M.S. Avenger, Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Commando carrier H.M.S. Ocean at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Commando carrier H.M.S. Ocean at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Commando carrier H.M.S. Ocean at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Commando carrier H.M.S. Ocean at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Survey ship H.M.S. Roebuck at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Type 23 frigate H.M.S. Marlborough at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Survey ship HMS Gleaner at Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Type 42 destroyer, H.M.S. Exeter at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Second Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, under construction at BAE Systems, Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Second Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, under construction at BAE Systems, Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Second Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, under construction at BAE Systems, Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Third Type 45 destroyer, HMS Diamond, under construction at BAE Systems, Portsmouth Navy Days 2005

    Assault ship H.M.S. Bulwark at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Type 45 pioneer H.M.S. Daring at Plymouth Navy Days, Saturday September 5th 2009

    Type 45 H.M.S. Dauntless at Portsmouth Navy Days 2010

    Albionettes on H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006

    Webite author Ady and the Albionettes on H.M.S. Albion at Plymouth Navy Days 2006



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