Albanian patrol vessel Lisus (P 133)

Summary

Patrol Boats Iliria and Lissus.jpg
P-133 in front of P-131 Iliria
History
Albania
Name: Lisus (P133)
Builder: Damen Group - Pashaliman Naval Base, Vlorë, Albania
Commissioned: 2012
Identification:
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class and type: Damen Stan Patrol 4207
Length: 42.8 metres (140 ft)
Beam: 7.1 metres (23 ft)
Speed: 26 kn (48.15 km/h)
Complement: 17

Lisus is an Iliria-class patrol vessel of the Albanian Naval Force. She is the third ship of her class, behind her sister ships Iliria and Oriku. Lisus was built in Albania in cooperation with the Netherlands. She has taken part in joint operations and exercises alongside NATO ships, showing the Albanian flag in international waters.[1]

References

  1. ^ "The first ship is produced at Pasha-Liman". Albanian Ministry of Defense. 2011-09-13. Retrieved 2011-12-01. The first ship of the STAN PATROL 4207 project, which bears the name ILIRIA P-131, was produced in the Netherlands and handed over to the Albanian Coast Guard in August 2008. While the production of the second ship of the project, which is the first, produced in the Pasha Liman Shipyard, was launched in May 2009. The ship that bears the name 'ORIKU' P-231 will be commissioned in late November 2011. The third ship, 'Lisus' P-132, will be operational in 2012 and the fourth 'Butrinti' P-232 in 2013, the year that marks the completion of this program.