HMS Iron Duke Expected in Jersey Today

Type 23 Frigate HMS Iron Duke will arrive in Jersey on Friday, May 8 for a five-day visit to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of the Island from the German occupation forces of World War II.

Arriving late on Friday, she will be berthed at RoRo Ferry Jetty, Elizabeth Harbour for the duration of her stay.

On Saturday, May 9, members of the ship’s company will take part in a Liberation Grand Parade which will converge in Liberation Square and then proceed to People’s Park.

HMS Iron Duke will be open to visitors on Sunday and Monday. The vessel will leave the Island on Tuesday, May 12.

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