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

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday, boats on the Tyne


Easter Sunday, boats on the Tyne.

Pictures of three vessels on the Tyne , included in the pictures are the sail training ship the Lord Nelson, HMS Biter, a Royal Navy patrol & training ship and the Fortuna sightseeing boat. All the photos were taken on 16/04/2017.
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

HMS Severn (P282) Newcastle Quayside


HMS Severn, Newcastle Quayside.

HMS Severn (P282) is a Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel, these photographs were taken on the 9th of January 2017 during a visit to the Newcastle Quayside.
Further pictures of Royal Navy ships visiting the Tyne can be seen here, while photos of a variety of commercial vessels on the river can be seen here.
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Monday, November 07, 2016

HMS Blyth (M111) at the Newcastle Quayside


HMS Blyth (M111) at the Newcastle Quayside.

HMS Blyth (M111) is one of seven ships of the Sandown class serving in the Royal Navy . She is a Minehunter and is equipped with sophisticated mine hunting equipment and Royal Navy divers can operate from the ship. The ship also deals with explosive devices from previous wars and recently had to blow up an unexploded torpedo a from WW1 German submarine off the coast of Sunderland. There are hundreds of explosives left over from previous wars around the British coastline which have to be dealt with.
The ship can accommodate up to 40 crew and is armed with automatic guns and machine guns.
All the ships of this class are named after British coastal towns.
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Thursday, October 13, 2016

HMS Richmond (F239) on the Tyne


HMS Richmond (F239) on the Tyne

The following photos show HMS Richmond visiting the river Tyne on 13/10/2016.
The ship is a Type 23 or "Duke" class frigate.
She is equipped with torpedoes and anti-aircraft & anti-ship missiles as well as guns.
The Richmond can operate with a Royal Navy Wildcat or Merlin helicopter and is equipped with highly advanced submarine detecting sonar.
The ship was one of the last ships built at the Swan Hunter shipyard at Wallsend.
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Friday, March 18, 2016

HMS Somerset(F82) at the mouth of the Tyne


HMS Somerset at the mouth of the Tyne.

HMS Somerset is a Type 23 multi-role Frigate and is equipped with missiles, torpedoes and guns. She was built on the Clyde and joined the Royal Navy fleet in 1994. 
The ship arrived on the Tyne on 18/03/2016 for a visit of several days.
Please click here for pictures of other Royal Navy ships visiting the Tyne.
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HMS Somerset at the mouth of the Tyne

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

HMS Gleaner on the Tyne


 HMS Gleaner

HMS Gleaner is an advanced survey vessel and the smallest commissioned ship in the Royal Navy.The vessel  is equipped with sophisticated technology to survey the coastline around the UK . The ships complement is 9 and she displaces only 22 tons. 
HMS Gleaner visited the Tyne on 14/03/2016.
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HMS Gleaner on the Tyne

HMS Gleaner on the Tyne

Saturday, January 23, 2016

HMS Calliope Gateshead (2)


HMS Calliope, Gateshead.

HMS Calliope is a Royal Navy & Royal Marine Reserves base, it is situated in a central position on the river Tyne opposite the Newcastle Quayside and just next to the Sage Gateshead concert halls. The base has recently undergone a major refurbishment, to see earlier photos of HMS Calliope please click here.
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Royal Marines at Newcastle's annual Remembrance Day Parade