|Photographer:||Phil English [View profile]||Title:||HMS Speedy P296||Added:||Jul 12, 2005|
||Fast Attack Craft|
|Boeing's Jetfoil concept gained attention in the UK in the late 1970s and 1980s with a number of Cross-Channel passenger services. Not to be outdone, the Royal Navy procured HMS Speedy in 1979 to evaluate it's performance in a patrol vessel role.
Seen in the Pool of London 13/5/81, with HMS Belfast and the cruise ship Ilmatar in the background.