Naval vessels of the world

Navy ships comes in many types, sizes and from many different Navies of the world.
Here is a thread for pictures, stories and events involving Naval vessel of the World.
To start it off, here is KNM Steil of the Norwegian Skjold Class Corvettes:

The Norwegian air-cushion patrol boat P 963 STEIL is exercising off Plymouth in a warmer climate than the snows of Northern Norway where she did combined ops with RN Marine Commandos earlier in the year. The Skjold class guided missile craft weights 260 tons, has a crew of 15 and a top speed of 60 knots.
Photo: Raymond Wergan. Newton Ferrers©