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  • 13 July 2016

    Royal Navy’s River-class offshore patrol vessel (RCOPV) HMS Tyne has spent 4 days in North Shields (7-11 Jul) supporting the Mouth of the Tyne Festival on her Namesake river. The Portsmouth-based ship completed a maintenance period in her home port and finished engineering trials prior to transiting north. En route she conducted marine enforcement and […]

  • 1 November 2018

    Royal Navy’s previously-retired offshore patrol vessel HMS Tyne monitored a Russian frigate as it passed through the English Channel last week. The Portsmouth-based warship escorted the Yaroslav Mudry, a Russian Neustrashimy-class frigate. Tyne was paid off in May this year, but issues with the first of a new generation of offshore patrol vessels forced the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy reservist from Jesmond will sail into the Tyne on Tuesday (April 22) aboard his own warship.   For Able Rate Edward Warrington, this five-day visit to Northumbrian Quay is a proud moment, as he returns to his home city a month into six-month deployment on HMS Tyne. The 79.5-metre offshore patrol vessel […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based fishery protection vessel HMS Tyne met with her Irish and French counterparts in a joint exercise off the Isle of Wight designed to put them through their paces and improve ways of working. HMS Tyne led Irish ships LE Orla, LE Eithne and the French FS Pluvier in the four-day training exercise designed to […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Having completed a successful three months of Maritime Security and Marine Enforcement tasking since leaving refit earlier this year, HMS Tyne came alongside in the River Tyne to visit her affiliated port of North Shields. Arriving early in the morning on Saturday 13 July, it was a unique opportunity for the ship and her crew […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Training & Education

    A coastguard helicopter hovers over patrol ship HMS Tyne during a winching exercise. The River-class offshore patrol vessel received a call from the helicopter – call sign CG163 – as the ship was training off the south coast of the UK. The aircraft requested permission to conduct a high-line transfer, which involved lowering a crewman […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne will go alongside Northumbrian Quay in North Shields this Friday for the start of a four-day whistlestop visit to her affiliate region. She is visiting in support of the seventh annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival and is very much looking forward to representing the Royal Navy at the event. […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne will go alongside Western Quay in North Shields this Friday for the start of a five-day visit to her affiliate region. The ship’s commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander Dan Thomas, will host several receptions on board the ship for local and regional dignitaries, to cement the special relationship that exists between […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne will go alongside Western Quay in North Shields this Friday morning (July 12) at 6.30am for the start of a week-long visit to her affiliate region. She is visiting in support of the annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival and is very much looking forward to representing the Royal Navy […]

  • 15 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Following an extensive refit period in January, Royal Navy’s River-class patrol ship HMS Tyne has swiftly resumed her duties, protecting natural resources and the integrity of her territorial waters. 2015 will be a busy year for the Fishery Protection Squadron vessel, whose primary task remains the enforcement of UK and EU regulations intended to preserve […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Tyne gave junior officers from around the globe the chance to command a warship for the first time. The ship, which acts as the eyes and ears of the Navy around the UK and ensures fishermen stick to legal quotas, gave students on the International Small […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy River Class patrol ship has been at the centre of a large scale tri-service exercise off the South Coast of England.   HMS Tyne has been taking part in Exercise Chameleon which saw her embark a host of military personnel, including Royal Marines, Army and the Royal Air Force. It was her […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Tyne recently completed her Operational Sea Training (OST) and is ready for continued operations in and around UK waters. The Portsmouth-based ship spent a few weeks under the direction of Flag Officer Sea Training North (FOST(N)), leaving her usual operating areas of the 200nm Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around England, Wales […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has rescued six people from a stricken cargo vessel after responding to a Mayday call on Sunday morning.   Patrol vessel HMS Tyne, which had been operating nearby, and a Sea King rescue helicopter from Royal Naval Air Squadron Culdrose sped to the aid of the MV Sea Breeze which had started […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    As well as providing more than 600 personnel to parade at Windsor and welcoming the Olympic flame at RNAS Culdrose, it has been a busy few days for the Royal Navy. Fishery Protection vessels HMS Mersey and Tyne were both called out over the weekend to deal with separate emergencies in the South West, while […]

  • 3 May 2015

    For the eighth consecutive year the Royal Navy is showing a strong presence at the Jersey Boat Show. River Class Patrol ship HMS Tyne arrived in Jersey on Friday, May 1, along with two P2000 Fast Patrol Boats – HMS Trumpeter the training vessel for Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit and HMS Ranger, training vessel for […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Fishery patrol ship HMS Tyne’s efforts to protect British coastal waters has resulted in a record-breaking fine of £1.62 million against a Spanish fishing company, its UK subsidiary and the masters of two fishing boats. Royal Navy River-class patrol ships – HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey – regularly patrol the British coastline protecting the nation’s […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy will be in Orkney to support two significant events this weekend: the 50th anniversary of TS Thorfin, the local Sea Cadet unit and the annual commemoration service for HMS Royal Oak. A contingent from the Rosyth-based Royal Marines Band will attend and River-Class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne will berth at Kirkwall […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy is retaining its three Batch 1 River-class offshore patrol vessels for at least the next two years, UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced on November 22. The announcement follows the previous decommissioning of two of the ships in the class, HMS Severn in 2017 and HMS Tyne in May 2018. Tyne was […]

  • 8 September 2016

    The Royal Navy said their patrol ship HMS Tyne was called on twice in a month to escort Russian warships through the Channel. The Portsmouth-based warship monitored the progress of military transporters Minsk and Alexander Shabalin for more than 500 miles each as the vessel passed the British Isles. The Russian vessels are both Ropucha-class landing […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne will go alongside Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) base HMS Cambria in Barry this Friday for the start of a four-day visit to Wales, where the River-class patrol ship will welcome visitors on board over the weekend. She is visiting in support of the ever-popular Barry Waterfront Festival and is […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Industry news

    Three Royal Navy warships were present at the world’s largest land, sea and air defence and security exhibition this week. Held in London from September 15-18, Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) 2015 saw key note speeches delivered by all four UK Ministry of Defence Service Chiefs of Staff as well as static and dynamic displays. Her Majesty’s […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Navy officers recently got a one of a kind opportunity to become first British sailors to sail with the Mexican Navy when they were invited aboard the tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc. The officers from the River- class offshore patrol vessel HMS Tyne became the first ones to sail with the ship on part of her […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Until last year’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee events and the Olympics, it was uncommon for more than one Royal Navy warship to venture up the River Thames to central London at the same time. In May this year, Londoners rejoiced at the sight of Her Majesty’s Ships Illustrious, Edinburgh and Blyth berthing in the capital in […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK Navy’s vessels HMS Severn and Tyne sailed in company in the waters off Scotland’s west coast as they prepared for very different missions. Tyne is safeguarding the nation’s fishing stocks by keeping a watchful eye on trawlers, but Severn is about to cross the Atlantic for the first time for a patrol of British territories in […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Tyne were carrying out a routine inspection of the FV Farpesca, a French stern trawler, in the Channel as part of their fishery protection patrol when the skipper asked for help with one of his deck hands who’d suffered a suspected broken arm. The Portsmouth-based patrol ship sent her first-aider across to assess […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Sutherland and HMS Tyne were moored at the Royal Docks outside ExCel from Monday September 9 until Sunday as part of the DSEi defence and security exhibition, providing delegates with a visible demonstration of naval power and capability. he third vessel – HMS Northumberland – was berthed at Canary Wharf as a backdrop to […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy Fishery Protection Vessel HMS Mersey was joined by her sister ships HMS Severn and HMS Tyne for the annual Fishery Protection Squadron Exercise last week. The exercise saw the ships put through their paces in a series of challenging combined evolutions at sea as well as team-building and knowledge-sharing events ashore. The exercise […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy held an official naming ceremony for HMS Tamar, the fourth of overall five new Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels being built. The OPV naming ceremony took place in the shipyard in Glasgow where she and her sisters were built. The 90-meter ship is equipped with a 30mm cannon and a flight […]