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  • 21 July 2014
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    The British Virgin Islands (BVI) witnessed the departure of Devonport based Royal Navy Warship HMS Argyll today after a two day community engagement and disaster relief planning visit.   HMS Argyll hosted local disaster management leaders on-board to discuss the capabilities a Type 23 Frigate could provide in the aftermath of a hurricane. Through the […]

  • 6 November 2014
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    Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, accompanied by the President of Colombia, visited Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll alongside in Cartagena, Colombia on Friday, 31 October. President Santos was joined by his wife, Colombia’s First Lady. While on board HMS Argyll the party were introduced to members of the […]

  • 23 September 2014
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    Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Argyll and the nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt joined up in shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National Anthem in Baltimore.   HMS Argyll sailed down Chesapeake Bay to link up with the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 12, which sailed from […]

  • 27 August 2014
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    HMS Argyll has seized nearly 600 kilos of cocaine with a UK street value of £21 million after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean. After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a Maritime Patrol Aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotic operations in the region, deployed to intercept it. Once she […]

  • 20 October 2014
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    UK Navy’s HMS Argyll helped Bermuda recover from Hurricane Gonzalo by working with the Bermuda authorities to get key infrastructure working again. Approximately eighty sailors worked together with soldiers of the Bermuda Regiment to get Bermuda “open for business”. Crucially the combined forces worked tirelessly to help clear Bermuda’s airport which allowed this vital transport […]

  • 19 December 2014
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    Sailors from the Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll returned home to Plymouth Naval Base yesterday, 18th December, after a successful six-month deployment to the Caribbean and North Atlantic seizing illegal drugs and giving out disaster relief. HMS Argyll’s deployment included four separate successful drugs busts and a high-speed dash to give humanitarian aid to hurricane hit […]

  • 24 November 2014

    HMS Argyll has dealt another blow to drug smugglers after seizing more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase. It is the third drugs bust for HMS Argyll in as many months. This latest haul has a wholesale value of £36 million – in total she has now seized 1,600kg of […]

  • 6 October 2014
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    Royal UK Navy Warship HMS Argyll is staying at the Grand Cayman from 5 until 8 October 2014. The Type 23 frigate is visiting Grand Cayman to strengthen relations and conduct hurricane and disaster relief planning. HMS Argyll’s Commanding Officer, Commander Paul Hammond, said: “I am delighted to bring HMS Argyll to the Cayman Islands to reassure with […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    A Plymouth ship has paid her respects to those who sacrificed their lives in past conflicts during a visit to Antigua.   HMS Argyll has recently paid visits to both Antigua and Montserrat and during her stopover in Antigua a small service was held at the graves of soldiers who died during the Second World […]

  • 15 July 2014
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    HMS Argyll came alongside island of Grand Turk for a two day community engagement and disaster relief planning visit.   The Plymouth based frigate visited Grand Turk, the administrative centre of the Turks and Caicos Islands, where she hosted local disaster management leaders to discuss the capabilities the ship and her company could provide in the […]

  • 1 October 2018
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    The biennial Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise Bersama Lima is starting in the South Cina Sea on Tuesday. Involving ships, aircraft and personnel from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the UK, the exercise will include live fire and command post exercises over a two-week period. Australia is deploying around 750 personnel including a Poseidon P-8A […]

  • 21 November 2014
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    Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has looked to support the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) during her Caribbean deployment raising over £1,700 for this worthy cause. A particular success was her visit to Baltimore where the ship raised over $2,100 in four days. The ship’s company have also taken part in charity bike rides […]

  • 12 July 2018
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    Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll has arrived in Alexandria, Egypt, as part of her nine-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and Asia Pacific which started on June 18. The Type 23 frigate is currently visiting the Alexandria naval base to facilitate discussions between senior Egyptian and UK naval officers about future cooperation, including training exercises […]

  • 20 June 2014
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    South-West based Royal UK Navy warship, HMS Argyll is due to sail today on her latest deployment to the North Atlantic and Caribbean.   HMS Argyll’s captain, Commander Paul Hammond: said “As we sail from Plymouth we can reflect on nine months of hard work in preparation for this deployment in which my ship’s company […]

  • 19 June 2018
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    Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll became the third Royal Navy ship to deploy to Asia as she got underway from her Devonport Naval base on June 18. The frigate will be spending the next nine-months in Asia, sailing as far as Japan as part of a national push to strengthen military and diplomatic ties in […]

  • 7 July 2014
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    Hamilton, Bermuda has welcomed Royal UK Navy Warship HMS Argyll for a four day visit at the start of her deployment to the North Atlantic and Caribbean.   Staff from HMS Argyll and the Bermudan authorities conducted disaster relief planning both on board and ashore during the visit. This will allow Argyll to give more […]

  • 10 March 2015
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    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll returned to Glasgow on Friday, March 6, for the first time in five years. The Clyde-built warship was alongside the city’s King George V Dock for a five day stay, and her crew had a packed programme of events during the visit. HMS Argyll was constructed at Scotstoun […]

  • 12 September 2013
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    The Royal Naval frigate HMS Argyll is due to return to the South West on Thursday (12 Sept) after a successful maritime policing patrol. HMS Argyll’s deployment has seen the ship conduct a range of operations in the seas around Africa, the Falklands, the Eastern Pacific and the Caribbean. This scope of operations, from disrupting […]

  • 25 August 2014
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    HMS Argyll has been working its way through the Caribbean undertaking community projects on nearly every island it has visited.   Plymouth based HMS Argyll has visited the Turks and Caicos, British Virgin Islands and Montserrat to demonstrate her ability to provide humanitarian aid, disaster relief and security at sea. But while all of this […]

  • 29 October 2014
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    A Royal Navy warship has seized cocaine with a wholesale value of £10 million from a yacht in the Caribbean. Just 24 hours after helping in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo in Bermuda, the Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll’s Lynx helicopter spotted the yacht in the Atlantic. A search by the US Coast Guard Law […]

  • 2 August 2013
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    The Commodore of the Devonport Flotilla has paid a special visit to HMS Argyll while she visited Balboa in Panama. Commodore Richard Farrington took the opportunity to go onboard the Type 23 frigate, assess the platform and address the Ship’s Company while in the Central American country. HMS Argyll is currently in the latter stages […]

  • 11 November 2014
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    British warship HMS Argyll has visited Willemstad, Curacao as part of her six month deployment to the Caribbean. The most capable Type 23 Frigate visited in order to conduct integration meetings with the Dutch regional counter-narcotics headquarters. The ship and headquarters’ staff will work together over the coming weeks to deter the illegal drugs trade […]

  • 8 June 2015
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    The crew of Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has been rewarded for their excellence while on counter-drugs patrol in the Caribbean. Commodore Paul Halton, who commands the Devonport-based fleet of ships and submarines, visited HMS Argyll at HM Naval Base Devonport for an award ceremony recognising the many successes of the ship during deployments involving in […]

  • 10 September 2014
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    The company of a British warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues ahead of arriving into Baltimore.   Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, will shortly come alongside in the US city just as the Star Spangled Spectacular – a commemorative event marking the 200th anniversary of the US […]

  • 26 February 2013
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    Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has made her first port stop to Lisbon for a briefing on the illegal drugs trade activities off the West African coast. The Plymouth frigate left the UK a week ago for a seven-month deployment and arrived in Portugal where leaders in the fight against the illegal narcotics trade briefed […]

  • 16 April 2013
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    The Plymouth Royal naval warship HMS Argyll has visited Africa to host a conference and share experiences of enforcing land and maritime security with the Ghanaian navy. HMS Argyll’s flight-deck and hangar, with awnings rigged and white ensign backdrops, proved to be the perfect venue in Tema, Ghana, to host the delegation of politicians, academics […]

  • 22 July 2014
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    Two Plymouth based Type 23 frigates have met up in the Caribbean while deployed on operations.   HMS Argyll and HMS Portland met off the coast of Puerto Rico to transfer essential stores and took the opportunity to conduct ship manoeuvring training. HMS Argyll is at the start of her six month APT(N) deployment to […]

  • 8 December 2014
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    The Royal Navy’s drug busting warship HMS Argyll is heading home for Christmas having dealt another blow to the drugs trade in the North Atlantic. The frigate has been deployed for six months and the final nine weeks of this have been spent on highly successful counter narcotics operations in the Caribbean. In total the […]

  • 12 March 2019
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    Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll rescued 27 sailors from the Italian Con/Ro ship Grande America which caught fire in the Bay of Biscay on March 11. The frigate was on her way home to Plymouth after nine months away in the Asia-Pacific region when she responded to a mayday during the night from the 28,000-tonne […]