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Royal Navy frigate visits Bailiwick waters for training

Royal Navy frigate visits Bailiwick waters for training

Thursday 15 April 2021

Royal Navy frigate visits Bailiwick waters for training


The HMS Westminster has been anchored in the Bailiwick of Guernsey waters carrying out various training exercises.

The Type 23 frigate is usually based in Portsmouth and has a range of 7,500 nautical miles. It’s currently in active service and crew have to continually undertake training.

The Guernsey Coastguard said the training exercises will be undertaken in “support of her ongoing mission to enhance UK maritime security at home and abroad”.

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Pictured: She was launched on 4 February 1992.

The frigate will remain in Bailiwick waters for a few more days and if it weren’t for Covid restrictions the crew would’ve come ashore.

The Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster is anchored in local waters for a few days. The ship’s company will be carrying...

 
Posted by Guernsey Coastguard on Thursday, 15 April 2021

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