HMS Victory Marks 100 Years in Drydock

From The National Museum of the Royal Navy One hundred years ago today, on January 12 1922, the world was watching Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s celebrated survivor from the Battle of Trafalgar. HMS Victory was towed from her berth in Portsmouth Harbour and secured into the dry dock. Dry dock 2 is a scheduled ancient monument and is itself 220 years…

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Multilateral ASW Exercise Sea Dragon 2022

The JMSDF participates in a multilateral anti-submarine warfare exercise “Sea Dragon 2022” which is led by the U.S. Navy in order to strengthen cooperation to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with the participants 2. Period January 2-20 3. Exercise Area In the vicinity around…

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Database Catalogues Over 500 Years of Royal Navy Losses at Sea

A huge database cataloguing every Royal Navy vessel lost – going back to the days of Henry VIII – is now available to the public. The Royal Navy Loss List is a free online database which lists 5,100 warships and auxiliaries lost in naval service since 1512. Created by the Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust in 2011, it was originally intended…

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