River Class

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RIVER Class Minesweepers.  Photos and information on the River Class minesweepers, launched during the 1980's.  
Waveney   (M2003) 8th September 1983 Purchased by Bangladesh 3rd  October 1994
Carron   (M1212) 23rd September 1982 Purchased by Bangladesh 3rd  October 1994
Dovey    (M1213) 7th December 1983 Purchased by Bangladesh 3rd  October 1994
Helford  (M1214) 16th May 1984 Purchased by Bangladesh 3rd  October 1994
Humber  (M1215) 17th May 1984 Purchased by Brazil 1995
Blackwater  (M1216) 29th August 1984 Purchased by Bangladesh 3rd  October 1994
Itchen    (M1217) 30th June 1984 Purchased by Brazil, 1998
Helmsdale  (M1218) 11th January 1985 Purchased by Brazil 1995
Orwell  (M1219) 7th February 1985 Purchased by Guyana, 2001.
Ribble  (M1220) 7th May 1985 Purchased by Brazil 1995
Spey  (M1221) 22nd May 1985 Purchased by Brazil, 1998
Arun      (M1222) 20th August 1985  Purchased by Brazil, 1998.

HMS Waveney

M2003 HMS Waveney.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX167

HMS Carron

M2004 HMS Carron.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX234

M2005 HMS Carron.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX166

HMS Dovey

M2005 HMS Dovey.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX235

M2005 HMS Dovey.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX165

HMS Humber

M2007 HMS Humber.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available.    PDX164

The River Class fleet minesweeper HMS Humber.  Launched in 1984 and sold to Brazil in 1995.

HMS Blackwater

HMS Blackwater.  Leaving Portsmouth, February 1989.  

HMS Blackwater - River class minesweeper, launched 29th August 1984.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM042