HMS Endurance is For Sale


HMS Endurance the British Royal Navy Ice breaker decommissioned in 2012 is now up for sale.

An outstanding candidate for conversion into a superyacht or Polar Region passenger expedition ship she is currently lying in Portsmouth and anyone interested in purchasing her needs to contact the Ministry of Defense before the end of August.

The ship suffered severe flood damage in 2008 and has not operated since.

It has now been decided to sell the vessel for Further Use or Recycling. Parties interested in acquiring the vessel for Future Use, should note it will require considerable investment.

She served the Royal Navy as an ice patrol ship between 1991 and 2008.

Built in Norway as Polar Circle, she was first chartered by the Royal Navy in 1991 as HMS Polar Circle.

She was renamed HMS Endurance in 1992 when the Ministry of Defence purchased her outright

She was taken out of service in 2008 after she was seriously damaged by flooding following an error during routine maintenance on a sea suction strainer.

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