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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SNMCMG1 Coming to Kiel This Coming Weekend

March 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Friday, March 13th at 8 a.m., the Standing NATO Mine Defense Association SNMCMG1 (Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1) will arrive at the naval base in Kiel. The ships will remain in the port of Wik until Monday, March 16. In addition to the lead ship, the association consists of a Belgian, a…

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