Defence Secretary secures ships to protect home waters

November 22, 2018 – Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has secured the protection of British home waters by announcing he will retain three of the Royal Navy’s patrol ships. The future of the Batch 1 Offshore Patrols Vessels (OPVs), HMS Tyne, HMS Mersey and HMS Severn, which currently support the Fishery Protection Squadron, have been secured by the Defence Secretary. They…

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HMS Clyde Remembers 1982 War Dead in San Carlos Tribute

August 29, 2018 – On a fine winter’s day in the Falklands, Lieutenant Commander George Storton and his HMS Clyde shipmates salute as the Union Jack is raised over hallowed ground. Sailors from the Falkland Islands’ permanent guardship took the opportunity during their latest patrol of the British South Atlantic archipelago to replace the national flag at San Carlos Military…

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