HMS Forth Shadows Russian Ships off Scotland

November 20, 2020 – The Royal Navy has kept close watch as four Russian ships sheltered from rough weather in the seas off the east coast of Scotland. Patrol ship HMS Tyne monitored two warships and an intelligence gathering vessel as they carried out replenishment operations with their supporting tanker. The Russian Navy ships sailed into the Moray Firth to…

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UK Using Fishery Patrol Vessels to Track Russian Submarine

July 22, 2020 – Royal Navy fishery patrol vessels have shadowed a surfaced Russian submarine as it passed through the waters close to the UK. HMS Tyne and HMS Mersey watched every movement of the Kilo-class submarine, Krasnodar, after picking up monitoring duties from French light frigate FS Enseigne de Vaisseau Jacoubet off the coast of Ushant Island in Brittany…

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Royal Navy Shadows Project 1155 Vitse-Admiral Kulakov in English Channel

June 21, 2020 – Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster shadowed a Russian destroyer through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster, along with patrol ship HMS Tyne, monitored the passage of the Russian warship Vitse-Admiral Kulakov as it passed south through the English Channel. Commander Will Paston, the Commanding Officer of HMS Westminster, said: “The Royal Navy routinely monitors the passage…

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