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     H-88†Enterprise      

Photo byOctober 2005. The Mediterranean Sea. Photo by A. Andreev.

Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Echo, [AGSH].
Builder: Appledore Shipbuilders, Bideford, U.K.

Homeport: Devonport.

Callsign: GXUH ( Golf Xray Uniform Hotel )

Launch date: 2 May 2002.
Commission date: 17 October 2003.

Displacement ( tons ): 3600 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 90 x 16,8 x 5,5.
Main machinery: Diesel electric.
Speed ( knots ): 15.
Range ( miles ): 9000 at 12 knots.
Complement: 72.

Guns: 2 x 1 Oerlikon 20mm, 3 x 6 Mk44 7,62mm, 4 x 1 7,62mm MGs.

Radar: Navigation: 
Helicopters: Platform for VERTREP only.
Comment: In addition to specialist surveying tasks, the ships' operational roles include Rapid Environmental Assessment, military data gathering and Mine Countermeasures Tasking Support. The survey suite consists of EM 7 1 0 MBES, EA 600 single beam echo-sounder, towed side scan sonar, acoustic Doppler current profilers, towed undulating sensors, sub-bottom profilers and deployable tide and current meters.

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