Albanian patrol vessel Butrinti (P 134)

Summary

Albanian students tour Albanian Naval Force vessel Butrinti - 26 September 2015 - 150926-N-AX546-120.jpg
Albanian students tour Butrinti
History
Albania
Name: Butrinti
Ordered: 2007
Builder: Pashaliman Naval Base
Commissioned: 2014
Identification:
Status: In active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Damen Stan 4207 patrol vessel
Length: 42.8 m (140 ft)
Beam: 7.1 m (23 ft)
Speed: 26 knots (48 km/h; 30 mph)
Complement: 17

Butrinti is a Damen Stan 4207 patrol vessel of the Albanian Naval Force, built at the Pashaliman Naval Base. She is used to perform a number of tasks and duties, including coastal patrol, search and rescue, control and monitoring of maritime traffic, marine environment protection. She is also used in joint operations between Albania and other European countries.[1]

History

Butrinti was launched in 2014.[1] The sailors from USS Porter visited the ship in 2015 as part of a joint public relations exercise.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "New ship added to our Naval Force". Albanian Ministry of Defense. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  2. ^ "USS Porter Hosts Career Day for Albanian Students". United States Navy. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 8 June 2016.