Pride in the past and excitement for the future... two former Commanding Officers of HMS Illustrious paid their respects to the grand old lady today. And one of them will carry her legacy forward as the Captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Prime Minister Theresa May has praised the 'extraordinary sacrifice' being made by Royal Navy sailors as they work around the clock to keep some of the world’s most vital shipping lanes free from crime.
Talented musicians from The Mountbatten School, Romsey have been rubbing shoulders with some of the best military musicians in the business, in a master-class, at the prestigious Royal Marines School of Music in Portsmouth.
HMS Sutherland, the Devonport-based Type 23 frigate, monitoring the Russian ship the Vice Admiral Kulakov, an Udaloy class destroyer, as she transits through UK territorial waters and those of other NATO member states.