HMS Clyde was involved in assisting in the rescue of passengers and crew of “Le Boreal” following an engine room fire which had left the cruise vessel drifting off the Falkland Islands in 2015.
The historic heart of Stanley
Lt. Cdr O’Neil Commanding Officer of HMS Clyde presents the ship's plaque to FIMNT Chairman Richard Cockwell.
Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust
HMS Clyde is a River Class patrol boat of 2000 tonnes displacement. Built by V T Shipbuilders in Portsmouth and launched on 14th June 2006 she is the tenth royal navy ship to bear the name. She is equipped with a 30 mm Oerlikon KCB gun and has a Merlin capable flight deck.
HMS Clyde is the first patrol boat to be solely committed to South Atlantic patrols. She began her patrol duties in the Falkland Islands in 2008 and the crew of HMS Clyde laid out and painted the boulders spelling her name on the Camber in June 2013.