P283 HMS Mersey, seen here alongside at Liverpool Cruise Liner Terminal.
Mersey is a River class offshore patrol vessel, which along with her sisters Tyne and Severn, provide fishery protection for the UK.
Mersey was the last Royal Navy ship to be launched by Vosper Thornycroft's Woolston yard.
HMS Mersey (River Class Fishery Protection Vessel) entering Portsmouth Harbour at 1010hrs on 6th August, 2006 at the end of a tour of duty.
She was featured in the BBC1 programme "Sea Police", part of the "Working at Sea" do***entary series.