ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SHETLAND
Type
VESSEL, OFFSHORE PATROL
Date
1977
Description
Yard Number: 973

Launched by Mrs A G Tait, wife of Vice-Admiral Tait, Flag Officer, Plymouth in November 1976. Pendant number P298

The third of five Island Class offshore patrol vessels built by Hall Russell's shipyard. The sister ships were: HMS JERSEY (971), HMS ORKNEY (972), HMS GUERNSEY (974) and HMS LINDISFARNE (975).

Renamed: KAPATAKHAGA (2003)

Vessel left Portsmouth on 19 February 2003 bound for Bangladeshi navy, renamed KAPATAKHAGA.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy

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