HMS Hermes

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Name: HMS Hermes
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Shipwright who worked on HMS Plymouth and Ark Royal died of...

Today - 16:08 GMTComments (0)A FORMER shipwright who worked on the HMS Ark Royal, HMS Hermes and HMS Plymouth died as a result of his regular contact with asbestos, an inquest heard.Maurice Dart, of Little Ash Gardens, passed away on July 5 after being ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral Sir Hugo White: Commander who fought off Exocet attacks during the Falklands War and was later Governor of Gibraltar

Hugo White commanded the "Fighting Fourth" frigate squadron in Britain’s naval task force in the Falklands war, and his ship, HMS Avenger, proved a lucky one. She escaped both an unidentified projectile that skimmed five feet above her deck, and an air-launched ... [Published The Independent - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 10th April 2014

A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Questions, Answers and Written Statements. Afghanistan Angus Robertson:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the UK has spent on construction and maintenance of Camp Bastion ... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]

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The Task Force commander, Admiral Sir John "Sandy Woodward, recorded in his 1992 memoir One Hundred Days his belief that a Sea Dart missile from HMS Exeter travelled close past Avenger, and that either Exeter’s second Sea Dart or Avenger’s 4.5in gun destroyed a Skyhawk. "Meanwhile," Woodward added, "the Exocet, either poorly aimed or unserviceable, passed harmlessly mid-way between Exeter and Avenger... The other two Argentinian pilots .. went for Avenger... Their bombs, however, missed.""

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