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Lake-class patrol vessel
Class overview
Name: Lake
Builders: Brooke Marine, Britain
Operators:  Royal New Zealand Navy
In service: - 1991
In commission: 1975
Completed: 4
Active: none
General characteristics
Type: patrol vessel
Displacement: 105 tons standard, 135 tons full load
Length: 107.8 ft (32.9 m)
Beam: 20 ft (6.1 m)
Draught: 11.1 ft (3.4 m)

2 x Paxman 12Y JCM diesels

3,000 hp, 2 shafts
Speed: 25 knots
Range: 3000 nm (6000 km)
Complement: 21

2 x 12.7mm MGs

1 x 81mm mortar

The Lake class patrol vessel was a class of patrol vessels built in 1974 for the Royal New Zealand Navy by the British boat builders Brooke Marine.

There were four boats in the class:[1]

All the boats were commissioned in 1975 and deleted in 1991

See also


  1. The year of commissioning is used here instead of the pennant numbers as the later Protector class inshore patrol vessels reuse the same pennant numbers.


  • McDougall, R J (1989) New Zealand Naval Vessels. Page 98-100. Government Printing Office. ISBN 978-0-477-01399-4

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