RMN – Frigates


Maharaja Lela LOA 364′ 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′ 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′ 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′ 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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