HMS Ramsey and Blyth Decommissioned Before Transfer to Ukraine

Fifteen years after they formed the vanguard of the Royal Navy’s minehunting mission in the Gulf, Her Majesty’s Ships Ramsey and Blyth today passed into history. The two sister ships were decommissioned August 4th in Rosyth during a poignant service marking their long service around the globe. Both Sandown-class mine countermeasures vessels have served extensively during careers spanning 21 years…

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Royal Navy Minehunters Returning from Three Years in Persian Gulf

September 4, 2020 – Two Royal Navy minehunters are returning home to the UK after completing three years of operations in the Gulf. HMS Blyth and HMS Ledbury are almost at the end of their 6,000-mile journey home after more than 1,000 days away from Britain’s shores. The trusty pair parted ways as they approached the UK, with Sandown-class Blyth…

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