British Royal Navy

Thursday, January 5, 2012
U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Any attempt by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”, U.K.

January 5, 2012
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
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Pirates Outmatched by Royal Navy Miniguns, Snipers, and Helicopters

SOMALI basin (COMBINED MARITIME FORCES) – The Royal Navy has struck at the heart of Somali piracy operating in the Somali basin.  RFA Fort Victoria

December 8, 2011
Total Views: 43

Monday, October 31, 2011
A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing.

October 31, 2011
Total Views: 179

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Enter the DRAGON – Royal Navy receives high-tech destroyer [PHOTOS]

Enter the DRAGON – Royal Navy receives high-tech destroyer [PHOTOS]

DRAGON, the fourth Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE for the Royal Navy, has arrived in Portsmouth Naval Base, where she will be handed over to

August 31, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Beat the Block [HEAVY LIFT PHOTOS]

Beat the Block [HEAVY LIFT PHOTOS]

Photo courtesy Royal Navy Yesterday, an 8,000-ton section of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth class of supercarriers, began the 600

August 18, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
HMS Monmouth Royal Navy mini gun MV Caravos Horizon

HMS Monmouth and Royal Marines Thwart Pirate Attack

Royal Marine Commandos board a merchant ship which had been attacked in the Red Sea. (ROYAL NAVY) In the fading light of an August afternoon, the specialist

August 15, 2011
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
HMS Sutherland NGS Drills

Photo of the Week – Royal Navy fires at Libya

Image by LA(PHOT) Keith Morgan, Royal Navy 29 July 2011 (Royal Navy) HMS Sutherland practised Naval Gunnery Support (NGS) drills by firing High Explosive

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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HMS Edinburgh encounters heavy seas in the South Atlantic

image (c) Liam Beswick This is the South Atlantic (almost) at its most unforgiving as the “Fortress of the Sea” ploughed west for the Falklands

July 19, 2011
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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Heroic Royal Marine saves two yachtsmen in Cornish storm

Two yachtsmen owe their lives to the fliers of 771 Naval Air Squadron after a dramatic rescue in a gale 100 miles off Cornwall. Aircrewman Sgt Tony Russell RM

July 12, 2011
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 4, 2011
Royal Navy Fort Victoria support ship

Royal Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack

Support ship Fort Victoria helped thwart an attack as pirates fired rockets at a merchant ship off Oman. 04 July 2011 Ten pirates in a couple of skiffs made

July 4, 2011
Total Views: 26

Friday, March 4, 2011
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins $40m Royal Navy contract for replenishment-at-sea systems

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply a unique replenishment-at-sea (RAS) system to the Royal Navy. It will enable heavier-than-ever loads to be transferred

March 4, 2011
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Royal Navy frees hostages from pirate mother ship

Royal Navy frees hostages from pirate mother ship

A request for assistance from the South Korean merchant vessel Yong Jin in the Indian Ocean on 10th February led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship HMS

February 16, 2011
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Monday, February 14, 2011
Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction

Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction

Pictured here is construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan

February 14, 2011
Total Views: 55

Saturday, February 5, 2011
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Maritime Security

Disturbing Anti-Piracy Tactics Revealed By WikiLeaks- Human Bait

gCaptain forum member SaltAir brings us this interesting WikiLeaks related news from the UK: British special forces veterans are in particular demand as ship

February 5, 2011
Total Views: 18

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Bow Of A British Warship

Brazil Refuses Entry Of British Warship

Brazil has refused to allow Royal Navy ship HMS Clyde dock in Rio de Janeiro, it has emerged. The Foreign Office has confirmed that HMS Clyde was diverted to

January 13, 2011
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Discovery of the HMS Victory – Video

If you have been following the news for the past two weeks, you must have read about the discovery of the HMS Victory, the legendary British warship that went

February 10, 2009
Total Views: 7

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Great Lakes British Warship HMS Ontario Found

Shipwreck World tells us: The HMS Ontario, a British warship built in1780 has been discovered in deep water off the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Shipwreck

June 14, 2008
Total Views: 58

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Error In Navigation – Tracing Paper Blamed

The Guardian tells us: A nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine needed £5m worth of repairs after it struck the seabed because a piece of tracing paper covered

May 25, 2008
Total Views: 21

Monday, May 19, 2008

Warship HMS Illustrious – Another Maritime Reality TV Show

With the shows Carrier America’s Port and The Deadliest Catch ships are dominating America’s primetime reality television but a new show broadens

May 19, 2008
Total Views: 105

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

HMS Unseen: Brits Developing Invisible Ship

Stealth ships: HMS Helsingborg and HMS Visby. Photo: Peter Nilsson/Kockums AB   The folks at Giz Magazine are reporting scientists at Britannia Royal Navy

March 5, 2008
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