Great Scott – Survey Ship Breaks Deployment Record

Veteran survey ship HMS Scott has returned to Plymouth after a record-breaking nine-month stint in the Atlantic. The ship has hoovered up information spanning 400,000 square kilometers of ocean – that’s larger than Japan, Germany or Norway – the most ever collected in a 12-month period by the ship since she joined the Fleet back in 1997. Scott – named…

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HMS Scott in Drydock

April 10, 2020 – THIS is what the Royal Navy’s largest survey ship looks like high and dry. Just ten days after returning from an Atlantic deployment – during which she spent three months continuously at sea without putting into harbor – HMS Scott has begun a revamp in Falmouth. The 13,500-tonne vessel is used to hoover up information from…

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