Tag: Royal Navy
1 day ago
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Royal Navy seizes £33m of drugs in two operations in 24 hours

The Royal Navy has seized nearly £33m worth of illegal drugs from traffickers in the Middle East.

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25 days ago
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Plymouth homes damaged by Keyham bomb clearance 'won't get financial help from MoD'

Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP has revealed defence minister's reply to the plea for MoD to support the repairs to ...

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about 1 month ago
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Royal Navy Marines race along Thames to deliver barrel of port marking Corp's 360th anniversary

The servicemen travelled from HMS President to the Tower of London carrying their 'Dues' for the Constable of the Tower

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about 1 month ago
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Royal Navy's first all-women team to row the Atlantic

The five known collectively as the Valkyries face 3,000 miles of open seas and competition from around three dozen ot...

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about 1 month ago
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Plymouth WW2 bomb: Fresh plea to shut insurance 'loophole'

The discovery of a 500kg Luftwaffe bomb in the rear garden of a Keyham house has revived the issue of who should pay ...

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about 1 month ago
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Plymouth Bomb in pictures: The week Keyham held its breath

Plymouth Live was first to report on the discovery of the World War Two bomb which saw thousands evacuated from their...

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about 2 months ago
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Keyham bomb crisis saw scores of local heroes do their bit

Plymouth Community Homes workers who quietly helped out as the city waited for a big bang

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about 2 months ago
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Keyham bomb house owner and neighbours have had to clear their homes out

Dad of homeowner - who discovered the bomb while digging out for foundations - said daughter and two neighbours have ...

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about 2 months ago
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Plymouth pub becomes refuge for emergency workers during bomb evacuation

The Ford Inn was completely destroyed during the blitz - and was one of the first pubs rebuilt after the war

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about 2 months ago
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People inside Plymouth bomb cordon are refusing to leave

"I'm not going they can come and get me. I'm clearly outside the cordon, I've got a two-year-old to look after."

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about 2 months ago
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Plymouth WW2 bomb: Police warn residents - 'don't wait, pack tonight, make plans for next few days'

Latest guidance from Plymouth City Council means residents inside the new evacuation zone will just have tonight to g...

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about 2 months ago
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Plymouth WW2 bomb: Couple fear for their pets left behind in bomb evacuation

Kayla Cullen and Jordan Brett spent their first night in a Travelodge - but the costs are high and they are worried t...

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about 2 months ago
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Plymouth WW2 bomb weighs 500kg and is 80 inches long

The SC500 was used by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War

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about 2 months ago
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Emergency WW2 bomb centre opening in Plymouth

The 'urgent' announcement from Plymouth Active reveals plan to suspend activities at the main sports hall today as it...

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about 2 months ago
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Massive sand wall to be built around Plymouth WW2 bomb

A major 'gold' command meeting will determine what action will be taken over the next few days in the city

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about 2 months ago
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First picture of Keyham 'bomb' that finder 'hit with spade'

A major incident has been declared as Royal Navy bomb squad explosives experts examine a large suspected World War Tw...

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about 2 months ago
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Plymouth couple share secrets of happy marriage after 70 years together

Ian and Pam Carmichael, who have lived in Southway for more than 65 years, were married at St Boniface Church Hall of...

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2 months ago
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'Ship of doom killed my Plymouth nuclear test veteran dad'

Michael Burt’s father Douglas was a Commissioned Gunner serving on HMS Diana when she was ordered to steam through ra...

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2 months ago
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Royal Navy's HMS Prince of Wales sails for Norway to lead NATO's biggest military exercise since ...

The Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier will lead a carrier strike group of eight ships - four of them British - suppor...

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2 months ago
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Royal Navy's new mine-hunting 'mother ship' even has a sauna

The commanding officer of the Navy's new mine-hunting "mother ship" has spoken of his pride in the "wonderful" vessel...

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2 months ago
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Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth deploys on historic NATO mission

The aircraft carrier will be at the heart of combined exercises involving the alliance forces, building up to Steadfa...

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3 months ago
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Devonport Dockyard prosecuted after worker injured on Royal Navy ship

The Office for Nuclear Regulation is taking Devnport Dockyard to court after an incident on HMS Bulwark last year

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3 months ago
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Royal Navy's HMS Albion and Bulwark 'won't be scrapped'

Government minister made the announcement last night during Commons debate over situation in Red Sea

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3 months ago
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Plymouth MP demands 'clarity' over Royal Navy warships

Luke Pollard - shadow defence minister - has asked for "urgent clarification" over the future of HMS Albion and HMS B...

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3 months ago
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Plymouth's Royal Marines helped Norwegian authorities find missing hikers deep inside Arctic Circle

As temperatures plummeted below -20c the race was on to rescue the two missing hikers lost in the dark

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3 months ago
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Britain’s Commandos preparing for NATO’s biggest Arctic exercise in a generation

Royal Navy's Royal Marines, Army Commandos and the Commando Helicopter Force are off to northern Norway as the UK und...

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3 months ago
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HMS Diamond 'potentially targeted' in repelled Houthi missile attack, Shapps says

The Defence Secretary told reporters that the Royal Navy warship may have been specifically targeted by Yemen's Iran-...

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3 months ago
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Concerns grow over Royal Navy warships 'at risk of being mothballed'

Ministers are being urged to clarify whether the rumours regarding HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark are true

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3 months ago
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Royal Navy hunt for HMS Raleigh artist who captured Falklands scene

A search has been launched by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation for the artist of a striking painting that depi...

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3 months ago
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Royal Navy may withdraw two warships, report claims

A national newspaper has suggested that new frigates are unable to be manned unless two existing warships are taken o...

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3 months ago
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Royal Navy delivering humanitarian aid for Gaza

UK's Armed Forces have been working with Cypriot partners to deliver more than 80 tonnes of aid to Egyptian Red Cresc...

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3 months ago
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Third Royal Navy ship sent to Red Sea to combat Houthi attacks, Shapps reveals

Defence Secretary tells MPs 'planning is under way for a range of scenarios' if the crisis continues

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Ghost hunters coming to Dartmoor for supernatural sleepover

Past Souls Paranormal has set up a 'unique' event at the 'very haunted and very isolated location'

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4 months ago
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Plymouth veteran turns life around after desperate plight

Chris faced tough times after being medically discharged

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4 months ago
devonlive.com

Royal Navy Devon captain reunited with family in emotional scenes

It was an incredible moment as a giant aircraft carrier returned to the UK after a three-month deployment overseas

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5 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy vessels bound for Plymouth to be hit by looming strike

Shipyard workers have voted to down tools, potentially halting production of frigates and submarines due in Devonport

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5 months ago
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Royal Marines 'exposed to killer asbestos while on exercises in ghost town'

A former Royal Marine claims Commandos were put at risk of serious health problems after they were deployed to an Eas...

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5 months ago
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Royal Navy submarine work helps Babcock make vast profit

£1bn rebuild at Devonport Dockyard and overhaul of HMS Victorious mean defence giant's future looks good and dividend...

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5 months ago
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Plymouth veteran to join Cenotaph march-past with Help for Heroes delegation

Former Royal Marine is one of 50 veterans, carers and staff from the charity who will help honour those who have served

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