Saint John the Baptist

St. John is a light frigate of the Knights of Rhodes. Its primary mission is to hunt pirates.

Saint John the Baptist is named after the patron saint of the Knights Hospitaller.

Leader

Together with Saint Nicolaas of Myra, Saint John forms the two ship 2nd Crusader Flotilla, of which it is the Flagship.

The Captain of Saint John the Baptist, Major Mario Robert is also in the commander of the Flotilla.

St. John is not as succesfull as the St Nicolas, but it's only togehter they can safely work to reduce the piracy problem around the Gulf of Aden.

Pennant Commander 2nd Crusader Flotilla by Jacob-W

Coat of Arms of the Knight of Rhodes by Jacob-W

Status
Operational; on mission
Nickname
St. John
Designation
DN5
Owning Organization
Military Formation Usage
Current location
Beam
11 m / 36 feet
Length
73 m / 239 feet
Weight
900 mt / 886 Long tons
Speed
28 knots
Complement / Crew
Current 45 / max 60
Range
2500 nm at 15 knots
Draught
3m / 10 feet


Cover image: by Johannes Plenio

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