HMS Trumpeter (P294)

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Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Trumpeter
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Commissioned: 1988
Status: in active service, as of 2024
General characteristics
Class and type: Archer class patrol vessel
Displacement: 49 tons
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: 18 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:
Decca 1216 navigation 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. It was named in honour of the visit in 1901 of The All American Trumpeters to the UK.

HMS Trumpeter is assigned to Bristol University Royal Naval Unit (URNU).

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University Royal Naval Unit training ships HMS Charger (P292) and HMS Trumpeter (P294) (on the right). Trumpeter's peacetime role is to train students from the University of the West of England, University of Bristol, University of Bath Spa, and the University of Bath in navigation and seamanship.

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