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Sunday, 31 December 2017

Friday, 29 December 2017

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Monday, 25 December 2017

Port Glasgow

Greetings from a wet and windy but incredibly mild Port Glasgow.
Thanks to the folk who look at my blog.

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Leopold I (F930)

Leopold I (F930) is a Karel Doorman-class frigate of the Marine Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. Prior to 29 March 2007, the ship was known as HNLMS Karel Doorman (F827). It is one of the two frigates of this class purchased from the Royal Netherlands Navy on 22 December 2005.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017


Hoolet speeding down the Clyde.

Hoolet A name given to the night passenger boat operating on the Forth and Clyde Canal before 1850.

Monday, 18 December 2017

HMS Tyne

HMS Tyne is the sixth Royal Navy ship to carry the name Tyne. She is a River-class offshore patrol vessel built by Vosper Thornycroft in Southampton to serve as a fishery protection unit within the United Kingdom's waters along with her two sister ships Mersey and Severn. All three were commissioned into service in 2003 to replace the five older Island-class patrol vessels.

Tyne was featured in the first episode of the BBC series Empire of the Seas, "How the Navy Forged the Modern World, Heart of Oak", presented by Dan Snow.

Friday, 15 December 2017

Monday, 11 December 2017

Imanta (M-04)

Imanta (M-04) is the lead ship of the Tripartite class of minehunters for the Latvian Naval Forces. The vessel was formerly HNLMS Harlingen (M854), an Tripartite-class minehunter of the Royal Netherlands Navy built in 1984.

Friday, 8 December 2017