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PICTURES: Royal Navy’s Wildcat helicopter on St Helena

One of the Royal Navy’s new Wildcat helicopters flew several sorties over St Helena during commemorations for the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s arrival on the island in 1815. On Wednesday 14 October 2015, it became the first helicopter to land at … Continue reading

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War veteran Cyril joins the march of Remembrance

In Jamestown and on Horseguards Parade, the people of St Helena have paid their respects, once again, to the millions who served and fell in wartime. In London, Cyril Brooks marched proudly alongside his fellow islanders on 10 November 2013 – … Continue reading

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Dauntless sails for South Atlantic islands ‘within weeks’

HMS Dauntless is expected to embark on the Royal Navy’s regular patrol of South Atlantic islands “within weeks”, reports The News in Portsmouth. The vessel is currently in Cape Town and is the first Type 45 destroyer to deploy to … Continue reading

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HMS Montrose continues islands tour

HMS Montrose is nearing the end of a six-month deployment to  all the British overseas territories in the South Atlantic, following a season of anti-piracy action in the Indian Ocean. Navy News has an impressive picture of the type-23 frigate … Continue reading

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