Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)

Type: City
Name: Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)
Country: Falkland Islands
Latitude: -51.700001
Longitude: -57.82
population: 2,213
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Epic voyages from P

P&O Cruises World Cruising’s 2016 World Journeys Program with Aurora, Arcadia and Oriana will see its ships cruising a total of 90,000 nautical miles and visiting more than 20 countries in three special voyages.The adults-only Arcadia will sail on a 115-night ... [Published MICEBTN - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

P&O ships take on the world

Three voyages to criss-cross the globeP&O Cruises World Cruising’s 2016 World Journeys Programme will see Aurora, Arcadia and Oriana cruising a total of 90,000 nautical miles and visiting more than 20 countries across the globe in three voyages.The adults-only ... [Published Travel Weekly Web - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands war remembered with new Doncaster memorial

A memorial to honour soldiers and civilians who died in the 1982 Falklands conflict has been unveiled in Doncaster.Fifty veterans joined civic leaders at the Aeroventure Museum at Lakeside for the unveiling of a statue in honour of the 255 British servicemen ... [Published Doncaster Free Press - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

HMS Alfriston’s name game

Continuing the theme of Sussex place names associated with the Royal Navy let’s look at HMS Alfriston.She was a coastal minesweeper of the “Ton” class and all such vessels had names ending in “ton”. However, to confuse matters, it seems that though HMS ... [Published Sussex Express - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands: US Premier Oil confirms full commitment to Sea Lion project

Houston based Premier Oil has updated progress on the Sea Lion project, the first field development offshore the Falkland Islands. Latest subsurface studies suggest recoverable reserves for the Phase 1 development at 308 MMbbl, with further upside of ... [Published Merco Press - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Memorial to Falklands war dead unveiled in Doncaster

A national memorial to remember soldiers who died in the 1982 Falklands conflict has been unveiled in Doncaster today.About 50 veterans joined civic leaders at the Aeroventure Museum in Lakeside for a short service before the unveiling of a statue in ... [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Premier Oil in race against the seasons to get North Sea rig up

The company has begun the final stages of installation of the rig at the Solan project to the west of the Shetlands.It has a short “weather window” to get the rig legs and topside in place before the end of September.Premier has invested £600million so ... [Published Daily Express - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

More contracts awarded for Sea Lion offshore Falklands

Offshore staffLONDON – Premier Oil has updated progress on the Sea Lion project , the first field development offshore the Falkland Islands.Latest subsurface studies suggest recoverable reserves for the Phase 1 development at 308 MMbbl, with further upside ... [Published Offshore oil and gas - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Falklands Pound - FKP [5]

People who live in the UK may well be familiar with the Falklands and they may also know the islands use the pound. But this is the Falklands pound rather than the British pound, although there are similarities between the two.What coins and notes are ... [Published Currency Converter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: A hero's welcome for Falklands para

GLAD TO BE HOME: Chris Alderson and Sarah UnwinWHAT paratrooper Chris Alderson wanted most when he flew home from the Falkland Islands on July 15, 1982, was a chip butty and a pint of draught beer in a straight glass from his favourite local – the Lingfield ... [Published East Grinstead Courier & Observer - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

World War One centenary: Far-flung heroes of the first truly global war

An interactive map produced by the National Archives highlights the key role played by countries across the globe in the First World War They were thousands of miles away from the horrors of the Western Front.But islands and territories such as Jamaica, ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral Sir Hugo White

was an officer who repelled Exocet attacks in the Falklands and later became Governor of Gibraltar Admiral Sir Hugo White, who has died aged 74, overcame repeated attacks by Exocet missiles during the Falklands War and rose to be Governor of Gibralta ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]

Quotes

"I would like to thank everybody very much," said Mr Unwin. "Their kindness has been overwhelming and we have been very touched."
"You can now explore lesser known stories from countries involved alongside famous events to understand the full impact and global scale of the First World War." Its location, and the deep natural harbour at Port Victoria, made it an ideal place for the refuelling for Royal Navy...
White sent a surrendered sword to his Admiral, John "Sandy Woodward, who returned it with the message: "My gratitude to the Fighting Fourth in this vicious six weeks fighting is boundless, and their press-on spirit has not gone unnoticed, I am only sad at the cost in men and ships, and I am proud of you all.""

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Epic voyages from P [Published MICEBTN - Sep 02 2014]
P&O ships take on the world [Published Travel Weekly Web - Sep 01 2014]
Three Ships Sail One World in P&O Cruises Program [Published Scoop - Sep 01 2014]
Falklands war remembered with new Doncaster mem... [Published Doncaster Free Press - Aug 30 2014]
HMS Alfriston’s name game [Published Sussex Express - Aug 29 2014]
Falklands: US Premier Oil confirms full commitm... [Published Merco Press - Aug 26 2014]
VIDEO: Memorial to Falklands war dead unveiled ... [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 24 2014]
Falklands War memorial to be unveiled in Doncaster [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 24 2014]
Premier Oil in race against the seasons to get ... [Published Daily Express - Aug 22 2014]
More contracts awarded for Sea Lion offshore Fa... [Published Offshore oil and gas - Aug 21 2014]
Falklands Pound - FKP [5] [Published Currency Converter - Aug 21 2014]
FROM OUR ARCHIVES: A hero's welcome for Falklan... [Published East Grinstead Courier & Observer - Aug 09 2014]
World War One centenary: Far-flung heroes of th... [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
Admiral Sir Hugo White [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
Ship to Shore Logistics News [Published Think Defence - Mar 31 2014]
Captain John Huckle [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]
Canon Gerry Murphy [Published Telegraph - Jan 23 2014]
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The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
By the end of the seventies, CVR(T) was well established in service, the FV430 likewise. A Trip Down South CVR(T)’s exceptional mobility and ease of deployment meant they were to find a role in the Falklands Conflict in 1982. 3 and 4 Troop, B Squadron, ...
Ship to Shore Logistics News [Published Think Defence - Mar 31 2014]
Some ship to shore logistics news from the Falkland Islands; On 27 March 2014, following a long sea journey from North America, the new oil industry floating dock arrived safely in Port Stanley. Named the ‘Noble Frontier’  this dock will provide a key ...
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