HMS Enterprise Visits London

June 21, 2019 – Royal Navy hydrographic ship HMS Enterprise is making a rare visit to London. Whilst berthed in the Capital the Echo-Class Multi Survey Vessel, usually based in Plymouth, will carry out ceremonial roles as well as providing the public with an opportunity to get onboard. Amongst those roles is the Ceremony of the Constables Dues at the Tower of London on Monday 24th June. This ancient custom originated in the 14th Century in the reign of King Richard II who decreed that any large navy vessel passing…

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HMS Enterprise Honors Wartime Wrecks

February 28,2019 – The rainbow colored ‘bar’ in these images give no clue to the tragedy which they disguise. This is the wreck of wartime submarine HMS Vandal, resting on the seabed off the Isle of Arran as she has done for the past 76 years – as seen through the underwater ‘eyes’ of HMS Enterprise. The boat was lost on trials in February 1943 – just four days after she was commissioned – entombing all 37 men aboard. Vandal’s wreck was only discovered by minehunters HMS Hurworth 25 years…

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