HMS Clyde was expected to be taken over by Brazil once the Royal Navy lease expired however this transaction was declined by the Brazilian navy and instead HMS Clyde is now part of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force.
HMS Clyde is now RBNS Al Zubara.
HMS Clyde is the fourth vessel of the River class, with a displacement of 2,000 tonnes and was decommissioned on the 20th of December 2019 at HMNB Portsmouth and was returned to her owners at BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships, although HMS Clyde remained under lease from BAE Systems to the Royal Navy until the end of March 2020.
ex HMS Clyde is now part of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force.
RBNS Al Zubara.
May god bless her and all who sail in her. https://t.co/NoPQdGJF67
— Carry On Strategy (@CarryStrategy) August 7, 2020
HMS Clyde was part of the Royal Navy’s Fishery Protection Squadron. The Offshore Patrol Vessel was designed and built by BAE Systems and was leased and operated by the Royal Navy, while the company provides maintenance and logistical support to the vessel.
HMS Clyde was replaced by a new Batch 2 River class vessel, HMS Forth.