Search results for: Battle of Jutland

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  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Members of the Royal UK Navy’s Northern Diving Unit, based at HM Naval Base Clyde near Glasgow, have successfully replaced the White Ensign on HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow. The flag exchange ceremony has been made in advance of commemoration events on Tuesday (October 14) to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    A deal that makes HMS Trincomalee – Britain’s oldest floating warship – a full subsidiary of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) has been hailed as great news for Hartlepool.   The Napoleonic-era vessel which is permanently moored at Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience in the town’s marina, will now be marketed as part of […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Bangor, the namesake Royal UK Navy ship of the Northern Ireland town, is back in the water after an extensive refit, with a fresh crew and a new ship’s motto.   After entering the ship lift refit building in Rosyth Dockyard in November 2013, HMS Bangor spent five months hoisted on chocks having a […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Ledbury has sailed into Poland for the start of a NATO exercise involving ships from partner nations including Norway, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Estonia. The two-week exercise will see the personnel take part in a number of warfare serials including hunting for dummy mines, diving, replenishing their supplies while at sea and […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) and the University of Birmingham’s School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering announce a new academic partnership to exploit and develop Virtual Reality technologies to support projects in naval heritage, both past and present. The partnership will highlight the work of the University’s Human Interface Technologies Team […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy will be in Orkney to support two significant events this weekend: the 50th anniversary of TS Thorfin, the local Sea Cadet unit and the annual commemoration service for HMS Royal Oak. A contingent from the Rosyth-based Royal Marines Band will attend and River-Class Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Tyne will berth at Kirkwall […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Oscar winning actor, Sir Ben Kingsley, has met some of the Royal Navy’s newest recruits during a visit to HMS Raleigh in Cornwall. Sir Ben is currently working on a filming project about the First World War. Accompanied by his script writer, Prasanna Puwanarajah, the two visitors were able to see at first hand the […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Training & Education

    One of Britain’s most respected actors dropped in on the country’s biggest engineering project: construction of the Royal Navy’s future carriers. Sir Ben Kingsley paid a surprise visit to Rosyth dockyard in Scotland, where the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is being pieced together. He was shown around the yard, built just over a […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Caroline, the last surviving warship of the Battle of Jutland, will be preserved for the nation as a result of an agreement to gift the ship to the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN). Following negotiations between the Ministry of Defence, the Northern Ireland Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment and the NMRN, […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The sixth Warspite, a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship, earned more battle honors than any other single warship in Royal Navy history.

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities

    Marine archaeologists hope to bring two German WW1 warships – forgotten and mostly buried by the sludge and mud at the southern end of Whale Island – back to life in 3D model form as part of centennial commemorations of the Great War. The Forgotten Wrecks of World War 1 initiative, backed by the Heritage Lottery […]