P294 HMS TRUMPETER coastal craft P2000 class
Gibralter guard ship in July 1991 was one of the Coastal Training Craft P2000 class,P294 HMS TRUMPETER. Built in 1988 by Vospers she grosses 43 tonnes and has a top speed of 20knots. She is seen here escorting the QE2 through the Straits and into the Atlantic. At the time she was unarmed but was fitted with a GPMG in 2002 before returning to the UK in 2003.
Picture added on 12 February 2007