List of active Hellenic Navy ships

This is a list of active ships of the Hellenic Navy.

Class (Type) Photo Name # Name in Greek Builder In Service Notes
Glavkos class
(Type 209/1100 Germany)
HS Nireus
HS Triton
HS Proteus
S 111
S 112
S 113
Υ/Β Νηρεύς
Υ/Β Τρίτων
Υ/Β Πρωτεύς
GermanyHowaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft 3 1970s boats with "Neptune I" upgrades to install flank sonar etc; HS Glavkos retired 2011
Poseidon class
(Type 209/1200 Germany)
HS Poseidon
HS Amphitriti
HS Pontos
S 116
S 117
S 119
Υ/Β Ποσειδών
Υ/Β Αμφιτρίτη
Υ/Β Πόντος
GermanyHowaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft 3 "Neptune II" upgrade including Air-Independent Propulsion (AIP) insert was cancelled for late 1970s boats
Okeanos class
(ex-Type 209/1200 AIP Germany / Greece)
HS Okeanos
S 118
Υ/Β Ωκεανός
GermanyHowaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft/Greece Hellenic Shipyards Co. (for Neptune II upgrades) 1 Program "Neptune II". Upgrades and refits, including AIP capabilities very similar to Type 214, are so extensive that justify the S 118 boat as a new and separate class when compared to the rest of Type 209/1200 vessels. New dimensions are similar to Type 214 boats.
Papanikolis class
(Type 214 Germany / Greece)
HS Papanikolis
HS Pipinos
HS Matrozos
HS Katsonis
S 120
S 121
S 122
S 123
Υ/Β Παπανικολής
Υ/Β Πιπίνος
Υ/Β Ματρώζος
Υ/Β Κατσώνης
GermanyHDW, Kiel (S120)
GreeceHellenic Shipyards (rest)
4 All four Type 214 boats are in active service.
Hydra class
(Type: Meko-200HN Germany)[1]
HS Hydra
HS Spetsai
HS Psara
HS Salamis
F 452
F 453
F 454
F 455
Φ/Γ Ύδρα
Φ/Γ Σπέτσαι
Φ/Γ Ψαρά
Φ/Γ Σαλαμίς
Germany Blohm and Voss, Hamburg (Hydra)
Greece Hellenic Shipyards Co. (rest)
4 As of February 2015 the intention was to modernise them with a much-delayed €400m upgrade that would extend their lives to 2035.[2]
Elli class Netherlands HS Elli
HS Limnos
HS Adrias
HS Aigaion
HS Navarinon
HS Kountouriotis
HS Kanaris
HS Themistoklis
HS Nikiforos Fokas
F 450
F 451
F 459
F 460
F 461
F 462
F 464
F 465
F 466
Φ/Γ 'Ελλη
Φ/Γ Λήμνος
Φ/Γ Αδρίας
Φ/Γ Αιγαίον
Φ/Γ Ναυαρίνον
Φ/Γ Κουντουριώτης
Φ/Γ Κανάρης
Φ/Γ Θεμιστοκλής
Φ/Γ Νικηφόρος Φωκάς
Netherlands Netherlands Koninklijke 9 Upgraded Kortenaer-class frigate, Elli (F-450) & F Limnos (F 451) were sold to Greece during construction, the rest were bought from the Dutch Navy. Modernization of six frigates of the S Class completed by the end of 2010.[3]
Fast Attack Craft / Missile Boats
Roussen class
(Type: Super-Vita United Kingdom / Greece)
HS Roussen
HS Daniolos
HS Krystallidis
HS Grigoropoulos
HS Ritsos
HS Karathanasis
HS Vlahakos
P 67
P 68
P 69
P 70
P 71
P 72
P 73
ΤΠΚ Ρουσσέν
ΤΠΚ Δανίολος
ΤΠΚ Κρυσταλλίδης
ΤΠΚ Γρηγορόπουλος
ΤΠΚ Ρίτσος
ΤΠΚ Καραθανάσης
ΤΠΚ Βλαχάκος
Greece Elefsis Shipyards 5 (+2) Armed with Exocet MM40 block 3 missiles; five vessels are in active service. Two more ships (P 72 and P 73) are under construction and scheduled to be in active service by 2018.
Laskos class
(Type: La Combattante III France)
HS Laskos
HS Blessas
HS Mykonios
HS Troupakis
P 20
P 21
P 22
P 23
ΤΠΚ Λάσκος
ΤΠΚ Μπλέσσας
ΤΠΚ Μυκόνιος
ΤΠΚ Τρουπάκης
Greece Elefsis Shipyards 4 Upgraded (2006) and fitted with MM40 block 2 Exocets. Boat P-22 has been repaired and awaits active service; the vessel is fitted with four Harpoon launchers.
Kavaloudis class
(Type: La Combattante IIIb France)
HS Kavaloudis
HS Degiannis
HS Xenos
HS Simitzopoulos
HS Starakis
P 24
P 26
P 27
P 28
P 29
ΤΠΚ Καβαλούδης
ΤΠΚ Ντεγιάννης
ΤΠΚ Ξένος
ΤΠΚ Σιμιτζόπουλος
ΤΠΚ Σταράκης
Greece Hellenic Shipyards Co. 5 Upgraded (2006-2011) and currently fitted with P24-P29 Penguins (Mk2/Mod3). All vessels to be fitted with Harpoon missiles by the end of 2016 as Penguins approach end-of-life.
Votsis class
(Type: La Combattante IIa France
also known as "Type 148")
HS Votsis
HS Pezopoulos
HS Maridakis
P 72
P 73
P 75
ΤΠΚ Βότσης
ΤΠΚ Πεζόπουλος
ΤΠΚ Μαριδάκης
France Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie 3 Fitted with Exocet MM38. To be withdrawn from service upon completion of 6th and 7th Roussen Class FAC.
Denmark Osprey 55
Greece HSY-55

Greece Osprey HSY-56A
HS Armatolos
HS Navmachos
HS Kasos
HS Polemistis
HS Machitis
HS Nikiphoros
HS Aittitos
HS Krataios
P 18
P 19
P 57
P 61
P 266
P 267
P 268
P 269
Κ/Φ Αρματωλός
Κ/Φ Ναυμάχος
Κ/Φ Κάσος
Κ/Φ Πολεμιστής
Κ/Φ Μαχητής
Κ/Φ Νικηφόρος
Κ/Φ Αήττητος
Κ/Φ Κραταιός
Greece Hellenic Shipyards Co. 8 Both HSY-55 and Osprey HSY-56A classes are designed by the Hellenic Navy following a modular concept so that weapons and sensors can be changed as required; can be fitted with Harpoon missiles.
United States Asheville HS Tolmi
HS Hormi
P 229
P 230
Κ/Φ Τόλμη
Κ/Φ Ορμή
United States Peterson Builders 2 HS "Tolmi" is ex USN USS Green Bay (PG-101).[4]
HS "Hormi" is ex USN USS Beacon (PG-99).[5]
Replenishment Ships
Auxiliary Vessels
Italy Class: Etna (AOR)
HS Prometheus A 374 ΠΓΥ Προμηθεύς Greece Elefsis Shipyards 1
Replenishment Ships
Germany Class: 701C (Type: Lüneburg)
HS Axios
HS Aliakmon
A 464
A 470
Π/Φ Αξιός
Π/Φ Αλιάκμων
Germany Blohm + Voss 2
Oil Tankers HS Zeus
HS Ouranos
HS Hyperion
HS Orion
A 375
A 416
A 417
A 376
Π/Φ Ζεύς
Π/Φ Ουρανός
Π/Φ Υπερίων
Π/Φ Ωρίων
Water Tankers HS Kalliroe
HS Trichonis
HS Doirani
HS Kerkini
HS Prespa
HS Stymphalia
A 468
A 466
A 476
A 433
A 434
A 469
Υ/Φ Καλλιρόη
Υ/Φ Τριχωνίς
Υ/Φ Δοϊράνη
Υ/Φ Κερκίνη
Υ/Φ Πρέσπα
Υ/Φ Στυμφαλία
Greece Aulida shipyards 6
Tank Landing Ships
Greece Jason LST HS Chios
HS Samos
HS Ikaria
HS Lesvos
HS Rodos
L 173
L 174
L 175
L 176
L 177
Α/Γ Χίος
Α/Γ Σάμος
Α/Γ Ικαρία
Α/Γ Λέσβος
Α/Γ Ρόδος
Greece Hellenic Shipyards Co. 5 Capable of transporting 287 troops plus 22 battle tanks or any other combination of other armored vehicles.
Russia Zubr HS Cephalonia
HS Ithaca
HS Corfu
HS Zakynthos
L 180
L 181
L 182
L 183
ΠΤΜ Κεφαλληνία
ΠΤΜ Ιθάκη
ΠΤΜ Κέρκυρα
ΠΤΜ Ζάκυνθος
4[6] Military lift of total 130 tonnes of cargo with 3 battle tanks, 8 armored vehicles, 10 personnel carriers and 140 troops or combinations of those. Speed of 40 knots when fully loaded.
LCU (Type: 520) HS Ios
HS Paros
HS Sikinos
HS Irakleia
HS Pholegandros
L 167
L 179
L 168
L 169
L 170
Α/Β 'Ιος
Α/Β Πάρος
Α/Β Σίκινος
Α/Β Ηρακλειά
Α/Β Φολέγανδρος
2 According to the official Hellenic Navy website, only HS Paros and HS Pholegandros are still operational.
Transport Ships
Greece Class: Pandora
ex-Germany LCU (Type: 520)
HS Pandora
HS Pandrosos
HS Naxos
HS Serifos
A 419
A 420
L 178
L 195
ΠΜΠ Πανδώρα
ΠΜΠ Πάνδροσος
ΠΜΠ Νάξος
ΠΜΠ Σέριφος
Greece Perama Shipyards/
Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft
4 PTV "Naxos" and PTV "Serifos" are converted LCUs.
Patrol Boats
Norway Tjeld (Type: Nasty)
(Type: Esterel)
HS Andromeda
HS Kyknos
HS Pegasus
HS Toxotis
HS Diopos Antoniou
HS Kelevstis Stamou
P 196
P 198
P 199
P 228
Ρ 286
Ρ 287
ΠΠ Ανδρομέδα
ΠΠ Κύκνος
ΠΠ Πήγασος
ΠΠ Τοξότης
ΠΠ Κ/Β Δίοπος Αντωνίου
ΠΠ Κ/Β Κελευστής Στάμου
6 Formerly called: torpedo boats.
United Kingdom Hunt
 USA Osprey
HS Evropi
HS Kallisto
HS Evniki
HS Kalypso
M 62
M 63
M 61
M 64
Ν/ΘΗ Ευρώπη
Ν/ΘΗ Καλλιστώ
Ν/Α Ευνίκη
Ν/Α Καλυψώ
United Kingdom Vosper Thorneycroft/United States Avondale Shipyard, Intermarine USA 4 HS "Europa" is ex RN HMS Bicester, M-36.
HS "Kalypso" is ex RN HMS Berkeley, M-40.

HS "Evniki" is ex USN USS Pelican, MHC-53.[7]
HS "Kalypso" is ex USN USS Heron, MHC-52.[8]

Torpedo Retrievers
Class: 430/430A HS Arachthos
HS Evrotas
HS Nestos
A 461
A 460
A 463
ΠΑΤ Αραχθός
ΠΑΤ Ευρώτας
ΠΑΤ Νέστος
Miscellaneous Ships
Oceanographic & Scientific Research HS Naftilos
HS Pytheas
HS Strabon
HS Akatos 14
A 478
A 474
A 476
AΚ 14
Υ/Γ-Ω/Κ Ναυτίλος
Υ/Γ-Ω/Κ Πυθέας
Υ/Γ-Ω/Κ Στράβων
Υ/Γ-Ω/Κ Άκατος 14
Net/Buoy Tender HS Thetis (AN 103) A 307 ΦΘ Θέτις Germany 1
Lighthouse Tenders HS Karavogiannos
HS Lykoudis
A 479
A 481
ΠΦΑ Καραβόγιαννος
ΠΦΑ Λυκούδης
Memorial Ships
Pisa-class Armoured Cruiser HS Georgios Averof - Θ/Κ Γεώργιος Αβέρωφ 1 Museum ship. The ship is regarded as in active service, carrying the Rear Admiral's Rank Flag. It is the only Armored cruiser worldwide still in existence.
Fletcher-class destroyer HS Velos - A/Τ ΒΕΛΟΣ D-16 1 Museum ship. The ship is regarded as in active service. The ex-USS Charrette, she is preserved at Faliro Bay (Marina Flisvou) as the Museum of the struggle against the dictatorship, following its role in a 1973 mutiny.
Trireme HS Olympias - Τριήρης Ολυμπιάς 1 Olympias is a reconstruction of an ancient Athenian trireme. She is hand-built and considered in active service.[9]
Tugboat HS Aias
HS Gigas
HS Danaos
HS Iason
HS Minos
HS Nestor
HS Pelias
HS Persefs
HS Adamastos
HS Atrefs
HS Atromitos
HS Achillefs
HS Diomidis
HS Odyssefs
HS Romaleos
HS Thisefs
A 412
A 432
A 427
A 424
A 436
A 421
A 437
A 429
A 411
A 439
A 410
A 409
A 440
A 425
A 442
A 441
Ρ/Κ Αίας
Ρ/Κ Γίγας
Ρ/Κ Δαναός
Ρ/Κ Ιάσων
Ρ/Κ Μίνως
Ρ/Κ Νέστωρ
Ρ/Κ Πελίας
Ρ/Κ Περσεύς
Ρ/Κ Αδάμαστος
Ρ/Κ Ατρεύς
Ρ/Κ Ατρόμητος
Ρ/Κ Αχιλλεύς
Ρ/Κ Διομήδης
Ρ/Κ Οδυσσεύς
Ρ/Κ Ρωμαλέος
Ρ/Κ Θησεύς
17 The Navy operates a mixed fleet of tugboats based at the two major naval docks of Salamis and Souda Bay. The list includes both open sea and harbour tugboats.

See also


  1. Koukourouzis, Nikos. "HELLENIC NAVY - Frigates Class Meko-200HN". Retrieved 2009-08-06.
  2. Scott, Richard (4 February 2015). "Greece scopes plan for MEKO 200HN mid-life modernisation". IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  3. "DefenceNet - HN's future planning and new procurement policy". Retrieved 2009-08-06.
  4. "Green Bay". Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  5. "BEACON". Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  6. Hellenic Navy "Other Ships"
  7. "Pelican". Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  8. "HERON". Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  9. Koukourouzis, Nikos (2004-05-14). "Hellenic Navy - Trireme". Archived from the original on 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
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