HMS Middleton & Shoreham Leaving Bahrain After Three Years

August 20, 2021 – Homeward bound on a 6,000-mile journey from the Gulf after a three-year mission to keep sea lanes open are minehunters HMS Brocklesby and Shoreham. The pair are the latest ships to complete an extended stint in Bahrain – a mission Royal Navy minehunters and their crews have conducted now for 15 years. Their task: to remain…

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Four Nation MCM Exercise Artemis Trident Held in Persian Gulf

May 2, 2021 – Four Royal Navy ships led the way in the largest test of international minehunting forces in the Gulf since the pandemic. More than 700 personnel – sailors, divers and aircrew – from the UK, US, Australia and France have taken part in Artemis Trident, a two-week workout testing the ability of the four allied nations to…

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