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#HMSMontrose in the Gulf
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#HMSBangor left Faslane this week to begin 6,000 mile voyage to the Gulf. 
Made logistic stop in Falmouth today and met up with #HMSMiddleton also making the trip.
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Travel is style…
RIB manned by the #FleetDivingSquadron conveys the Secretary of State of Defence, Ben Wallace, down the Thames to Greenwich this morning for his National Flagship announcement. 
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#HMSDefender sails from 🇧🇳Brunei after 3-day visit. 
German-built Darussalam class OPV 
KDB Daruttaqwa of the Brunei navy on left
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#HMSBlyth flying paying off pennant, inbound to Rosyth yesterday. 
She is likely to be transferred to 🇺🇦Ukraine.
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Via: @dave_cullen_photography
#RFATiderace replenishes 🇫🇷French frigate FS Latouche-Tréville
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The last Merlin Mk3 in service (ZJ132, callsign Q for Quebec) - today flying from #RNASYeovilton to the Leonardo Factory in Yeovil for conversion to to Mk4 (Also paying a flying visit to previous owners at #RAFBenson)
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