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A very warm welcome to HMS Kent's Web Pages. From this page you will be able to easily navigate yourself around our Web Site and find out a little bit more about our Ship.

The current HMS Kent is the twelfth ship to bear the name and her Ship's Company are very proud of her motto' Invicta', meaning 'Unconquerable', as well as her impressive 16 Battle Honours earned by her distinguished predecessors.

The Ship was built by BAe Systems (formerly Yarrow Shipbuilders) at Scotstoun (on the Clyde) and was launched in May 1998 by her Sponsor, HRH Princess Alexandra. The 14th of 16 Type 23 'Duke' Class Frigates, HMS Kent was commissioned on 8 June 2000 and is based in Portsmouth.

If you would like to know what the Ship is up to at the moment, then please do go to the 'News' Section and we will be delighted to tell you.

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