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DSEI 2019: Eight International Naval Warships will be displayed along Dock


DSEI can announce the lineup of international visiting warships as the exhibition celebrates its 20th Anniversary at DSEI 2019. For four days the outside area of ExCel resembled a great naval shipyard rather than an exhibition centre.


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For several years now the organisers of DSEI have taken advantage of the ExCel Centre’s prime location, just a stone’s throw away from the River Thames. This year, like previous DSEIs, ships of all shapes and sizes from different navies docked next to the centre for visitors to board and explore

The following 8 vessels will be on display :


HMS Argyll is a Type 23 Frigate belonging to the British Navy. The ship left Devonport in June 2018 as part of a national push to strengthen military and diplomatic ties in Southeast Asia.


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HMS Medway is a Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessel for the British Royal Navy. Named after the River Medway in Kent, it is the second Batch 2 River-class vessel to the commission.


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HMS Grimsby is a Sandown-class minehunter of the British Royal Navy, and the second ship to bear the name. She was built by Vosper Thornycroft, in Woolston, Hampshire, and commissioned in 1999.


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HMS Dasher, the Archer class (P2000) is a class of patrol and training vessel in service with the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, commonly referred to as a Fast Training Boat.


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HMS Trumpeter is an Archer-class patrol vessel (P2000) of the British Royal Navy. Trumpeter is assigned to Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit, having previously been the training ship of the Bristol University Royal Naval Unit.


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The BNS Pollux (P902) is a Belgian coastal Patrol Vessel of the Navy component of the Belgian Armed Forces. The tasks of this patrol vessel or Ready Duty Ship (RDS) include the fishing watch, participation in multinational fishing controls, participation for the European control agency in fisheries control in European Union waters, sampling of oil pollution and combating pollution.


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HNLMS Zeeland is the second ship of the Holland-class offshore patrol vessels of the Royal Netherlands Navy. The ship was originally designed to fulfil patrol and intervention tasks against lightly armed opponents, such as pirates and smugglers.


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FS Garonne, the Loire Class Offshore Support and Assistance Vehicle is the last of the four new offshore support and assistance vessels Loire class - for the French Navy. Built at Piriou Shipyard - Concarneau (France)


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