RMN – Frigates


Maharaja Lela LOA 364′ / 110.9 m TDISP 3,100 tons (1 working up, 5 more building) enlarged Egyptian Gowind class corvette, now frigate sized, also described as a Littoral Combat Ship. First ship is expected to commission 2021.

Maharaja Lela Lumut 2020Maharaja Lela Lumut 2019

Lekiu Class LOA 348′ / 106.1 m TDISP 2,300 tons (2 active, service since 1999)

KD Lekiu transits the Pacific Ocean with multinational fleet during RIMPAC 2018
KD Lekiu FFG-30 on July 27 during RIMPAC 2018. USN official photo 180727-N-PM193-0470 (PO2 Alexander C. Kubitza)

Lekiu frigate boustead lumut 2018

KD Rahmat F-24 (1971-2004) LOA 308′ / 93.9 m TDISP 1,600 tons Museum ship near Lumut until sank at moorings and scrapped early 2018. For a similar Royal Thai Navy ship see HTMS Makut Rajakumarn.

KD Rahmat F-24 as a museum ship near Lumut, ca. 2014. Credit: Mjabb, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0&gt;, via Wikimedia Commons

KD Rahmat F-24 museum ship decrepit Lumut 2011KD Rahmat F-24 museum ship decrepit Lumut 2018

KD Hang Tuah F-76 (1977-2018) LOA 340′ / 103.6 m TDISP 2,300 tons. Training ship since 1992. Formerly HMS Mermaid (1971-1977) Yarrow built ship (1966) as a modified variant of the Type 41/Type 61 frigate design (seen especially in the funnel and bridge design). Originally intended for a display ship, Ghana, to be named Black Star. Museum Ship since 2018 at Lumut.

KD Hang Tuah ca. 2007 at Lumut naval dockyard. Credit: Geologue at the English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

KD Hang Tuah Lumut 2018

RMN early frigates Lumut 2008

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