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Faslane patrol boat HMS Tracker has arrived in Stornoway during her three-week deployment
The modified Royal Navy Archer class P2000 vessel performs an important role, helping
to protect the River Clyde and high-value vessels which use the dockyard port at
During her visits, the vessel will host a number of school visits, train alongside
the RNLI and the coastguard, and demonstrate and practice seamanship to potential
Royal Navy recruits.
Commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1998, HMS Tracker is one of two patrol boats
that form the Faslane Patrol Boat Squadron. Formed in 2010, the squadron provides
force protection around Faslane.
Wearing the pennant number P274, HMS Tracker is a fully-fledged armed patrol boat
and is fitted with Kevlar armour as well as being able to operate three 7.62mm machine
HMS Tracker is berthed in the inner harbour by Stornoway lifeboat.
Royal Navy patrol boat arrives in Stornoway
26 May 2017