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Royal Navy only has enough sailors to crew five of seven attack subs – because they're 200 short of full strength - The Sun

Sun, 21 May 2017 23:46:41 GMT


The Sun

Royal Navy only has enough sailors to crew five of seven attack subs – because they're 200 short of full strength
The Sun
A source said: “On paper the Royal Navy has a fleet of seven nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarines armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles. “But the reality is worryingly different. Even if the boats were all ready for action, the Navy only has enough ...

Three Royal Navy sailors arrested after 'attack on a kebab shop boss' and attempt to 'steal his takings' - The Sun

Sat, 20 May 2017 23:24:16 GMT


The Sun

Three Royal Navy sailors arrested after 'attack on a kebab shop boss' and attempt to 'steal his takings'
The Sun
THREE Royal Navy sailors were arrested after an alleged attack on a kebab shop boss and attempt to steal takings. The men, aged 27, 25, and 21, had been boozing and got into an argument at the late night take-away, police said. HMS Echo. PA:Press ...
Royal Navy sailors arrested after 'booze-fuelled' attack on kebab shopDaily Star
Three Royal Navy sailors are arrested in Sicily 'after attacking a kebab shop boss and trying to steal his takings'Daily Mail

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Royal Navy chiefs slapped with £235 million repair bill after aircraft carrier broke out in mystery blisters - The Scottish Sun

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:17:29 GMT


The Scottish Sun

Royal Navy chiefs slapped with £235 million repair bill after aircraft carrier broke out in mystery blisters
The Scottish Sun
ROYAL Navy chiefs face a monster repair bill after a new £3billion aircraft carrier broke out in mystery blisters. Top brass ordered tests on the HMS Queen Elizabeth's lumpy landing surface amid fears replacing it would cost up to £235million. Flight ...

Royal Navy's £1billion warship shows its missile power - Daily Mail

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:24:43 GMT


Daily Mail

Royal Navy's £1billion warship shows its missile power
Daily Mail
The Royal Navy has released footage showing a dramatic glimpse of what it's like to be on board one of its destroyers when it fires a missile. The footage shows a Type 45 destroyer - HMS Diamond - test-firing its Sea Viper missile system targeting an ...
Royal Navy warship destroys drone flying at 500mphSTV News
Royal Navy warship 'attacks enemy drone' with Viper missile as UK prepares for warDaily Star
British Royal Navy's HMS Grimsby arrives for refit in Rosyth, ScotlandNaval Technology

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Glowing tributes to Royal Navy 'rising star' who died in car crash - Gloucestershire Live

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:29:06 GMT


Gloucestershire Live

Glowing tributes to Royal Navy 'rising star' who died in car crash
Gloucestershire Live
Lieutenant Christopher Anton Shand Hemming joined the Royal Navy in September 2010 and served as a submarine sonar operator, before being selected for promotion and Commissioned Officer training at the Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), ...

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Royal Navy escorts new Russian submarine through Channel - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 08 May 2017 16:28:34 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Royal Navy escorts new Russian submarine through Channel
Telegraph.co.uk
A Royal Navy frigate has escorted one of Russia's newest submarines as it sailed through the Channel. HMS Somerset shadowed the Kilo class submarine Krasnodar over the weekend. The Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate is understood to have met the ...
Royal Navy ship HMS Somerset escorts Russian submarine in English ChannelThe Sun
Royal Navy warship shadows Russian submarine passing through English ChannelMirror.co.uk

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Tributes to former Cirencester College student Christopher Hemming, a Royal Navy officer, after crash death - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:45:40 GMT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Tributes to former Cirencester College student Christopher Hemming, a Royal Navy officer, after crash death
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
TRIBUTES have poured in for a young Royal Navy officer who has died in a car crash. Lieutenant Christopher Hemming, a former Cirencester College student from Nailsworth, who was stationed on HMS Collingwood near Portsmouth, died in a crash in ...

Driver killed in A38 crash named as 29-year-old Royal Navy sailor ... - Plymouth Herald

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:59:54 GMT


Plymouth Herald

Driver killed in A38 crash named as 29-year-old Royal Navy sailor ...
Plymouth Herald
A sailor died after his car crashed into a lorry on the A38 in the early hours of Friday morning. Police have named 29-year-old Christopher Hemming as the man ...

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The reason why a Royal Navy patrol boat was on Loch Ness - Press and Journal

Sat, 20 May 2017 04:54:21 GMT


Press and Journal

The reason why a Royal Navy patrol boat was on Loch Ness
Press and Journal
Loch Ness was the scene of a dramatic exercise yesterday as a Royal Navy patrol boat worked alongside a coastguard helicopter and lifeboat. The emergency services were making the most of an opportunity to train together while HMS Tracker is on a ...

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