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Warships: Repairs and Maintenance

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL2888, tabled on 4 October 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to stripping laid-up (1) Hunt class, and (2) Sandown class, Mine Counter Measure Vessels and using them as patrol vessels in UK waters.

Answered on

14 October 2021

There are currently no plans to repurpose Mine Counter Measure Vessels for UK Maritime Security duties, which are delivered by a range of assets including Royal Navy vessels assigned to operations within the United Kingdom Marine Area.