HMS Severn Trains Navigators off the Scottish Coast

Navigators of the future were put through their paces around the Western Isles, facing choppy weather and intense training. HMS Severn is the Royal Navy’s dedicated navigational training ship and has been off the coast of Scotland with her latest cohort of navigators. The specialist navigators course (SPEC N) is designed to train officers in directing task groups through the…

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Royal Navy Shadowed Nine Russian Ships in Recent Weeks

December 4, 2020 – The Royal Navy has monitored nine Russian vessels around the UK in recent weeks. Every move made by the Russians – a surfaced submarine, destroyer, corvette, patrol ship and their supporting tugs and supply ships – was watched closely by eight RN ships from the English Channel and the Celtic Sea to waters close to the…

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HMS Severn Returns to Operations

July 1, 2020 – HMS Severn has returned to operational status after her crew completed the three-week Operational Sea Training assessment. While colleagues across the Armed Forces have been helping the nation’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak, sailors in HMS Severn have successfully brought the offshore patrol vessel to readiness after she left the active fleet in October 2017. She…

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