Tag Archives: HMS SOMERSET

HMS Somerset and HMAS Darwin meet at sea

HMS Somerset, a Royal Navy Type 23 frigate, and HMAS Darwin, a Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate met in the Indian Ocean to exchange information and best practice. Both ships are currently undertaking maritime security and counter-terrorism operations on … Continue reading

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FOREIGN NAVAL OFFICERS TRAIN WITH HMS SOMERSET

Whilst alongside in Tanzania, the Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset embarked two officers for a maritime security patrol from Tanzania and Dubai: Lt Sikuku and Lt Ziguye from the Kenyan and Tanzanian Navies respectively, to receive maritime security training. The … Continue reading

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BRITAIN AND SAUDI ARABIA WORK TO MAINTAIN SAFE WATERS

Having just taken over duties from HMS Monmouth in the Middle East, the Devonport-based frigate HMS Somerset has wasted no time in reinforcing multi-national relations by conducting maritime security exercises with the Saudi Navy in the Red Sea.  As HMS … Continue reading

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From Med to Red

Having deployed from Devonport on 17 August, the type 23 frigate HMS Somerset made good progress towards her operating area and has recently relieved HMS Monmouth.   Once across the Mediterranean, Somerset dwelled a pause at Soudha Bay, Crete, where … Continue reading

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HMS Somerset hands over to HMS Cumberland in Bahrain

British Royal Navy Type 22 frigate HMS Cumberland was at Mina Salman, Bahrain, on November 1-2, for the start of her deployment to the Gulf. The 5,300-tonne frigate will undertake maritime security duties with Combined Task Force 152 (CTF-152), an … Continue reading

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