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Royal Marines Restore Order at Storm-Damaged Prison

By Royal Navy News 2017-09-15 21:13:53

More than 100 prisoners are back behind bars after Royal Marines and commando engineers helped restore the central prison in the British Virgin Islands. Tortola’s...


Royal Marines Bring Aid to Turks and Caicos Islands

By Royal Navy News 2017-09-12 20:16:16

The first Royal Marines have arrived in the Turks and Caicos Islands as the vanguard of British aid to the overseas territory after Hurricane Irma. The men of Charlie...


Divers Revisit Wreck of the First Purpose-Built Carrier

By Royal Navy News 2017-08-25 21:13:14

Two hundred feet below the surface of the Bay of Bengal the Royal Navy's standard 'flies' on HMS Hermes for the first time in 75 years. Not since April 9, 1942...


Engineers Shore Up Lord Nelson's Flagship

By Royal Navy News 2017-08-23 18:24:03

An 18-month program to re-support the famed warship HMS Victory is now underway. The Victory, Lord Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of...


Photos: New Royal Navy Carrier Makes Her Home Port Debut

By Royal Navy News 2017-08-16 20:45:43

On Wednesday, thousands of people lined the waterfront to greet the new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth as she sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time....


New British Carrier Meets Up with USS George H.W. Bush

By Royal Navy News 2017-08-09 19:22:17

Ahead of her first entry to Portsmouth, the newly built HMS Queen Elizabeth met up with the USS George HW Bush and her carrier strike group off the coast of Scotland. The...


Royal Navy Dredges Up Maritime Artifacts

By Royal Navy News 2017-08-01 16:28:50

3,200,000 cubic metres of mud – the equivalent of 12,800 Olympic-sized swimming pools –  have been dredged out to make Portsmouth Harbour ready for...


Royal Navy Divers Recover Famed "Bouncing Bombs"

By Royal Navy News 2017-07-21 21:14:23

A team of Royal Navy clearance divers from the Faslane-based Northern Diving Group (NDG) have assisted in the recovery of World War II-era “bouncing bombs”...


French-British Task Force Busts Indian Ocean Smugglers

By Royal Navy News 2017-05-16 21:14:26

A French-British task force has dealt a $100 million blow to terrorists after scoring the second major drugs bust in a month. On May 10, Australian frigate HMAS...


Royal Navy Escorts Russian Sub Through English Channel

By Royal Navy News 2017-05-09 20:44:05

Royal Navy warship HMS Somerset has shadowed a Russian submarine as it passed through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based ship located the Kilo-class diesel-electric...

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