HMS St Albans will be Dartmouth guardship
A host of Royal Navy assets is supporting the ever-popular Dartmouth Regatta this year, with pride of place going to Guard Ship HMS St Albans, which will be stationed at the mouth of the Dart for five days.
Falklands Veterans Reunited During Olympic Security Operation
Commodore James Miller, Naval Regional Commander for Wales and Western England, and Chief Petty Officer Cook Martin Etwell, of RFA Mounts Bay, which has been supporting the Olympic Security Operation in Weymouth, were reunited on board the vessel, thirty years after their first encounter on board another RFA ship.
Ambitious mission to raise the bell of the mighty Hood resumes
Explorers today returned to the wreck site of HMS Hood as an ambitious attempt to raise the ship’s bell from the seabed resumes. If successful, the aim is to bring the bell back to Portsmouth to serve as a permanent memorial to all 1,415 men lost when the battle-cruiser sank...
HMS Middleton Returns From Three-Year Gulf Deployment
Royal Navy minehunter HMS Middleton returns to Portsmouth on Friday (31/8) after spending three years on operations in the Gulf. The ship operated out of Bahrain conducting counter-piracy and security patrols and exercises with coalition forces.
Bulwark returns to Portland to safeguard ‘the real heroes’ of the Paralympics
The mission to safeguard athletes and spectators at Olympic sailing events in Dorset has resumed as the nation’s flagship returns to Portland. As she was during the Olympics a few weeks ago, so HMS Bulwark will serve as the command centre for the huge security mission around Paralympic sailing events...