HMS Dasher and Pursuer Complete Gibraltar Mission

Homeward bound to join the rest of the Coastal Forces Squadron are HMS Dasher and Pursuer, their duties as guardians of the Rock complete. The two P2000 patrol boats were shepherded out of Gib by their successors Cutlass and Dagger which are now responsible for protecting British Gibraltar Territorial Waters at the core of the RN Gibraltar Squadron. Dasher and…

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HMS Dragon Commemorates Wartime Carrier Ark Royal

Sailors from HMS Dragon paused to remember the most famous aircraft carrier in the Royal Navy’s history, 80 years after she was lost. The destroyer’s Mediterranean patrol took her over the wreck of HMS Ark Royal which finally succumbed to a torpedo strike about 30 nautical miles east of Europa Point in Gibraltar in November 1941. Just one sailor was…

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USS Seawolf Visits Gibraltar

December 2, 2020 – USS Seawolf (SSN 21) conducted a scheduled port visit in Gibraltar December 1st. The Pacific-based submarine is operating under the command and control of the commander, Submarine Group 8, and commander, Task Force 69, to complement the undersea warfare capabilities of the U.S. Sixth Fleet. “USS Seawolf exemplifies dynamic flexibility and ensures maritime security and stability…

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