SHIPS: THE PRIDE OF THE ROYAL NAVY

Explore our ships

The Royal Navy can call upon an arsenal of warships and weaponry to meet any challenge. From aircraft carriers and assault ships to agile patrol boats and survey vessels, our ships are ready and able.

Aircraft carriers

Our nation’s flagships, and the largest vessels in our fleet.

Assault

Agile craft that get Royal Marines and essential equipment from sea to shore, fast.

Destroyers

The backbone of the Royal Navy, whether they’re hunting pirates or delivering humanitarian aid.

Frigates

Built for submarine hunting, these adaptable ships are now the versatile workhorse of the fleet.

Future ships

Discover the ships we’re developing to meet the needs of an ever-evolving navy.

Patrol and minehunters

A fast, specialised fleet of ships who work to keep our waters and shipping lanes safe for all.

Royal fleet auxiliary

The support team, from tankers and stores to floating hospitals, mechanics and amphibious landing docks.

Survey

Exploring the waters of the world to keep our maps and intelligence up-to-date.