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Stan chosen for Jamaica

17th November 2016 - 14:34 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The Jamaican Defence Force (JDF) has moved to replace its three recently decommissioned County-class patrol vessels with the award to Damen Shipbuilding Group for two Stan Patrol 4207 vessels.

As well as the specifications for the new patrol ships, the contract also details a trade-in agreement that involves JDF’s existing County-class vessels (pictured). The HMJS Cornwall, HMJS Middlesex and HMJS Surrey were built by Damen and have been in active service with JDF since 2005 and 2006.

At an official decommissioning ceremony which took place on 8 November in Port Royal, Jamaica, the three vessels were handed over to

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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