HMS Northumberland Rededicated on the Tyne

To the sounds of the Morpeth Pipe Band, the Guard of Honor from HMS Northumberland marched on to the temporary Parade Ground at Whitehill Point Jetty in the Port of Tyne to mark the ship’s return to the Fleet in a rededication service. In an unusual setting because ships are usually rededicated in their home ports, the location allowed more of the ship’s affiliates to attend the ceremony. Special guests of honor included the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and the ship’s sponsor Lady Anne Kerr. The ship’s Commanding Officer,…

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