Culdrose Merlin’s Send Flight Deck Message to the Queen
HMS St Albans and its Culdrose based aircrew have sent a flight deck message back to the Queen.
Culdrose fliers save yachtsman as storms lash the Channel
Rescuers from Culdrose hauled a yachtsman out of the Channel as June storms swamped his boat off the French Coast. A Sea King from the Cornish air station was scrambled when sailor Peter Evans’ vessel capsized off St Malo.
Dauntless honours forgotten victims of U-boat attack in the Ivory Coast
Sailors from HMS Dauntless paid a rare visit to the Ivory Coast where they honoured the victims of a Christmas tragedy. The destroyer anchored off the fishing port of Sassandra, where some of the dead of a wartime flying boat tender were washed ashore when their vessel, the SS Dumana,...
Echo on target as she turns her hand to gunnery
Sailors on HMS Echo downed survey equipment and picked up cold steel as they conducted day and night-time gunnery practice off the Horn of Africa. The Devonport-based hydrographic ship is on a lengthy mission to improve our understanding and charts of the waters east of Suez.
Ocean celebrates naval aviators’ Korean heroics with vintage air display
Friends and family of HMS Ocean were treated to a vintage air display to mark one of the greatest achievements in naval aviation 60 years ago. A Sea Fury performed for the Mighty O’s families’ day off Plymouth to thrill the helicopter carrier’s guests – and celebrate the 60th anniversary...
Royal Navy Rower Hopes to Make History at London Olympics
Royal Navy rower Lieutenant Pete Reed is set to represent Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics it was announced this morning.
Sailors spell out their respect for the Queen’s 60-year reign
Helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious and the pirate-busters of HMS Westminster have celebrated the Diamond Jubilee in the Royal Navy’s inimitable style: spelling out E II R on their flight decks. Lusty’s ship’s company did their bit while returning from training in Scotland, while the Portsmouth-based frigate momentarily paused her maritime...
HMS Argyll comes of age
Amid all the Jubilee jubilation, HMS Argyll celebrated her very own important milestone: 21 years of service. The Devonport-based frigate marked her coming of age with cake – ahead of a demanding summer ‘on call’ ready to respond to events.
HMS Heroes Enjoy Jubilee Fun at Plymouth
Forces veterans and children of Service families celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the sunshine with a party hosted by Plymouth Naval Base.
Same Ship, New Captain!
New era begins on Portsmouth based Royal Navy warship.