HMS Severn Hosts Royal Thai Navy Officers
HMS Severn had the pleasure of hosting two Officers from the Royal Thai Navy during a recent period of sea training. She showcased a variety of damage control exercises as well as demonstrating her utility and broad range of capabilities.
She showcased a variety of damage control exercises as well as demonstrating her utility and broad range of capabilities.
Commander Somsak Intharasema and Lieutenant Commander Thitiwoot Kaewchompoo embarked as part of a visit to the UK to see how Offshore Patrol Vessels in the Royal Navy deliver their capability.
They were also keen to learn about how Flag Officer Sea Training delivers the globally renowned training packages.
From fire fighting to salvage operations, both Officers witnessed Severn’s Team strive to meet command aims in a high pressure environment.
Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Tim Berry said,
“It was a pleasure to be able to demonstrate Severn’s capability to a new audience.
“We take pride in being able to operate in an ever-changing environment and we train hard to deliver a capable platform that can be tasked 24/7.”
After a successful period of training HMS Severn is now back on task, conducting Maritime Enforcement in UK waters.
Press Release, July 19, 2013; Image: Royal Navy