Built 1901 for NZ Government with a sister Lady Roberts.
She is reported to have laid a minefield at Wellington in WW1 and was used as an examination vessel in WW2.
She was HMS Janie Seddon 1939-1941 and HMNZS Janie Seddon 1941-1944
She is a twin screw submarine mining vessel.
This scan was made from the 1920 Fleming and Fergusson Ltd of Paisley catalogue.
With a combined search and rescue (SAR) area of roughly 60 million square kilometers, the new agreement aims to improve the SAR efforts of the two countries.
The ship was commissioned after concluding builder’s and state trials in early July.
Also referred to as Steregushchy-class corvettes, the ships are designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau, and started entering service with the Russian Navy since 2007 when the first vessel in the class, the Steregushchy was commissioned.