HMS Trumpeter (P294)

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HMS Trumpeter, 2012
United Kingdom
NameHMS Trumpeter
OperatorRoyal Navy
BuilderVosper Thornycroft
MottoVox Victoriae - The Sound of Victory
StatusIn active service
General characteristics
Class and type Archer-class patrol vessel
Displacement54 tonnes
Length20.8 m (68 ft)
Beam5.8 m (19 ft)
Draught1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Propulsion2 shafts, Cat C18 ACERT diesels
  • 25 kn (46 km/h)
  • 45 kn (83 km/h) (Hull design, but limited due to engine fitted)
Range550 nmi (1,020 km)
  • 18 (training)[N 1]
  • 12 (operational)
Sensors and
processing systems
Decca 1216 navigation radar

HMS Trumpeter is an Archer-class patrol vessel P2000-type patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy.[1][2] Trumpeter is assigned to Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit, having previously been the training ship of the Bristol University Royal Naval Unit.

Operational history

She served in the Gibraltar Squadron alongside Ranger commencing 1991 under commanding officer Lieutenant Richard Morris. With Ranger she was deployed on the Thames for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant to assist in security and partake in the pageant. She also assisted in security for the 2012 London Olympics.[3]

See also


  1. 5 ship's company, 1 training officer, 12 URNU students.
  2. When operational and not in URNU role.


  1. "Patrol Boats – Archer class". Royal Navy. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. "Archer Class P2000 (URNU)". Armed Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  3. Edvvc (3 June 2012). "HMS Ranger & HMS Trumpeter". Flickr. Archived from the original on 8 October 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2012.

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