The figures below show annual running costs for Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships.
The average annual costs of operating only include those which are directly attributable to the Ship’s Unit Identity Numbers e.g. Personnel Costs, Fuel, Port Visits, Travel & Subsistence etc.
The average annual costs of operating do not include:
a. Maritime Domain Maintenance Costs
b. Central Allowances- Appointing Drafting and Leave (allowances), Continuity of Education Allowance etc
c. Overheads for common services
d. Support costs for Naval Bases
e. Support costs from other MoD Top Level Budget areas
f. Central costs i.e. IT and Communications
g. Aircraft costs
h. Training and force generation costs
Costs shown are in £ million, per annum, for individual ships or individual ships in the class.
|LPD Albion Class||23.975|
|T45 Daring Class||14.764|
|RFA Auxiliary Oiler and Replenishment Ship (Fort Victoria)||14.325|
|LPH Ocean Class||12.345|
|RFA Solid Support Ship (Fort Austin)||11.776|
|T23 Duke Class||11.735|
|RFA Tanker (Wave Class)||9.183|
|RFA Primary Casualty Receiving Ship, and Aviation Training (Argus)||8.877|
|RFA Landing Ship Dock Auxiliary (Bay Class)||8.170|
|Antarctic Patrol Ship (Protector)||7.413|
|RFA Small Tanker (Black Rover)||7.227|
|RFA Forward Repair Ship (Diligence)||6.558|
|RFA Spt Tanker Leaf Class (Orangeleaf)||5.677|
|OCEAN SURVEY Ship (Scott)||4.541|
|GLEANER Coastal Survey Ship||0.555|
HMS Gleaner, the cheapest ship in the fleet, who’da thunk it !
Freedom of Information Request, click HERE to read