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Showing posts with label Royal Navy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Royal Navy. Show all posts

Tuesday 28 May 2024

Friday 5 April 2024


RNMB Hebe departing James Watt Dock Greenock.

RNNB Hebe is operated as part of the Royal Navy’s crewless mine hunting programme, Project Wilton.

Wednesday 14 February 2024


 HMS Shoreham was a Sandown-class minehunter of the British Royal Navy. She was the fifth vessel to bear the name. In 2022 she was decommissioned and was transferred to Ukraine.

Seen here passing Greenock .

Monday 16 October 2023

Thursday 12 October 2023

HMS Glasgow

 HMS Glasgow is the first Type 26 frigate to be built for the Royal Navy. The Type 26 class will  replace the navy's thirteen Type 23 frigates, and will be a multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations.

Monday 14 August 2023

HMS Glasgow

 HMS Glasgow a type 26 frigate under construction at BAE Scotstoun yard.

Saturday 12 August 2023

Friday 14 July 2023

HMS Penzance M106

 Royal Navy mine sweeper HMS Penzance heading up to Glasgow on a rainy day.

Thursday 13 July 2023

Thursday 6 July 2023

HMS Cardiff

 HMS Cardiff is the second Batch 1 Type 26 frigate to be built at BAE Govan.

In the back ground you can see work taking place for the shed of the new the frigate factory.

Wednesday 24 May 2023

HMS Hurworth

 HMS Hurworth is a Hunt-Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel .

Monday 22 May 2023

HMS Cardiff

 First look at HMS Cardiff as a block is rolled out of the shed at BAE systems in Govan .

Thursday 4 May 2023

HMS Mermaid

 Mermaid, built by William Denny and Brothers, Dumbarton, Scotland, was laid down on 8 September 1942, launched on 11 November 1943, and completed 12 May 1944.

HMS Mermaid was a Modified Black Swan-class sloop of the Royal Navy. Mermaid saw service as a convoy escort during the Second World War, taking part in the sinking of two German submarines while escorting Arctic convoys to and from the Soviet Union.

Mermaid was sold to Federal Republic of Germany in 1959, where she was renamed Scharnhorst and used as a training ship.

Friday 14 April 2023


MOD police boat Hunter passing HMS Tyne in her dazzle camouflage.

Monday 13 February 2023

HMS Cockatrice (J229)

 The ship was ordered on 15 November 1940 at the Fleming and Ferguson at Paisley, Scotland. She was laid down on 21 July 1941 and launched on 22 May 1944. The ship was commissioned on 16 October 1942.

On 6 June 1944, the ship supported the invasion force during D-Day by providing smoke screens and setting up fuel lines.[

In February 1948, she returned to the UK and decommissioned on arrival. She was sold for scrap in 1963.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia.

Monday 12 December 2022