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Royal Navy Neutralizes WWII Bomb Near Gas Pipeline

By Royal Navy News 2017-11-17 16:06:13

A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500-pound wartime bomb that was dredged up and then dropped next to a major North Sea gas pipeline. HMS Cattistock and a...


Royal Navy EOD Divers Neutralize WWII "Pipe Bomb"

By Royal Navy News 2017-11-10 19:20:21

On Thursday, Royal Navy explosive ordnance experts safely blew up a 70-year-old “self-destruct bomb” designed to prevent Royal Naval Air Station...


Royal Navy Releases Images of Falklands War Shipwrecks

By Royal Navy News 2017-11-03 19:11:58

Lying with her port side buried in the sea bed, this is the outline of HMS Coventry, one of three Falklands wrecks surveyed in stunning detail by HMS Enterprise to mark the...


Photos: Royal Navy Divers Remove Mustard Gas Bombs

By Royal Navy News 2017-10-18 19:55:12

Seven specialists from the Royal Navy’s Southern Diving Unit 2 spent a week outside the village of Woodhall Spa, England, to locate and remove canisters...


Tanker Spears Unexploded Test Torpedo With Anchor

By Royal Navy News 2017-10-16 14:36:53

Royal Navy divers have destroyed a test torpedo that was speared by the anchor of a product tanker off Portland, UK. The historic ordnance had been pierced by the fluke...


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....

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