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HMS Manchester returns home for Christmas

Drug buster HMS Manchester returns home for Christmas

07 Dec 2010

Type 42 destroyer HMS Manchester will arrive home from the Caribbean on Thursday (9 December) after a successful seven-month deployment in which she scored two major drug busts.

Lieutenant Catherine Ker RN is  the first female Mine Clearance Diver

First female diver makes history for the Royal Navy

07 Dec 2010

History has been made for the Royal Navy at the Defence Diving School, Portsmouth, with the first female diver successfully completing her course and graduating at a ceremony held recently at the training site

HMS Ark Royal appears through the mist as she makes her final return to Portsmouth

HMS Ark Royal makes her final return to Portsmouth

03 Dec 2010

Fleet Flagship HMS Ark Royal returned to her home port of Portsmouth for the final time on Friday 3 December, ending 25 years of service to the Royal Navy across the globe.

HMS Somerset sails past the Hoe in Plymouth

HMS Somerset returns home from Middle East patrol

03 Dec 2010

A cheering crowd of more than 500 welcomed HMS Somerset home to Plymouth on Thursday 2 December after six months deployed to the Middle East on maritime policing operations.

The Final Harrier GR9 launch from the flight deck of HMS Ark Royal

Last Jet launch from HMS Ark Royal

25 Nov 2010

The last Harrier jet takes off from the flight deck of HMS Ark Royal.

RFA Wave Ruler Assists With Disaster Relief

14 Nov 2010

Whilst at anchor off Antigua the Commanding Officer of RFA Wave Ruler received notification, from the Task Group Commander in HMS Manchester, to deploy to St Lucia to assist in Disaster Relief Operations.

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