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South Africa

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Name of Service: South African Navy
Ship Prefix: SAS - South African Ship
Date Formed: 1 April 1922
Official Website/s:
Colours: Green and white
(Strength) Personnel: 5000 + 1000 reserves
Vessels on World Warships: 24

Active Ships

Name Class Pennant Designation
Amatola Amatola F145 Frigate
Charlotte Maxeke Type 209 / 1400 S102 Submarine
Drakensberg Drakensberg A301 Replenishment Ship
Galeshewe Warrior P1567 Guided Missile Patrol Craft
Isandlwana Amatola F146 Frigate
Kapa Type 351 M1223 Coastal Minesweeper
Makhanda Warrior P1569 Guided Missile Patrol Craft
Mangaung Type 351 M1224 Coastal Minesweeper
Manthatisi Type 209 / 1400 S101 Submarine
Mendi Amatola F148 Frigate
Protea Hecla (A324) Hydrographic Survey Ship
Queen Modjadji Type 209 / 1400 S103 Submarine
Spioenkop Amatola F147 Frigate
Thekwini Type 351 M1225 Coastal Minesweeper
Tshwane Type 351 M1222 Coastal Minesweeper

Historic Ships

Name Class Pennant Designation
Jan van Riebeck Wager ('W') D278 Destroyer
President Kruger Rothesay (Type 12M) F150 Frigate
President Pretorius Rothesay (Type 12M) F145 Frigate
President Steyn Rothesay (Type 12M) F147 Frigate
Simon van der Stel Wager ('W') D237 Destroyer
Umgeni Umzimkulu (River) M1213 Coastal Minehunter
Umhloti Umzimkulu (River) M1212 Coastal Minehunter
Umkomaas Umzimkulu (River) M1499 Coastal Minehunter
Umzimkulu Umzimkulu (River) M1142 Coastal Minehunter