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  • 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, […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Industry news

    A waterfront regeneration in Belfast, Ireland now features the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland, the World War 1 light battle cruiser HMS Caroline. Having undergone extensive restoration, the ship will now be welcoming visitors of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter to discover its historic spaces including the Captain Crookes Cabin, engine room, sick bay and galley kitchen. In […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 15 October 2014

    The last remaining British survivor of the First World War, and of the Battle of Jutland still afloat, is looking at a future as a floating museum. HMS Caroline, a decommissioned C-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy, will be transformed into a visitor attraction in time for centenary commemorations of the 1916 Battle of […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Training & Education

      Another step in the campaign to bring an old warship – HMS Caroline – to Portsmouth has been taken… (bfbs) [mappress] Source: bfbs, April 14, 2011;

  • 7 November 2016

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2016

    Royal Navy’s World War I cruiser HMS Caroline has returned to Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following repairs to her hull. During the work at Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock, the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland had 1,700 rivets repaired. At the peak of the work, 14 teams of welders were […]

  • 19 June 2014

    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 […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m – to turn HMS Caroline into a museum in Northern Ireland, £1m will be spent on the first stage of saving Landing […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NRF Warships to Test Rapid Response Readiness A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component. HMS Caroline […]

  • 10 January 2018

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy is starting work on a £5m museum to tell the story of the Royal Navy in Plymouth, the Royal Navy has announced. The museum is a cornerstone of a 12-year plan by museum bosses which will also see a multi-million pound revamp of the Fleet Air Arm’s heritage. […]

  • 2 June 2014

    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 […]

  • 27 April 2016

    The Royal Navy has welcomed its newly appointed Commander of the Maritime Reserves at a handover ceremony in Portsmouth. Commodore Martin Quinn, a Royal Navy Reservist, takes up the role from outgoing Commodore Andrew Jameson, who has been appointed Commodore Naval Legal Services. The ceremony took place on HMS Victory and the official handover documents […]

  • 23 September 2015

    Submariners from one of the Royal Navy’s newest super-subs paraded through the streets of the Wirral on Sunday, September 20, when they were granted the Freedom of the Borough. The parade, which was organised by Wirral Borough Council, was in honour of the 98-strong crew of HMS Astute and to celebrate the close links between […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy frigate HMS Northumberland returned to Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth on Friday, 5 December, after a successful patrol policing international shipping lanes in the Middle East. The vessel’s return marks the end of a successful seven-month patrol in the Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean. The ship has been engaged in a wide range […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring has flown the flag for the Royal Navy – and UK industry – at the biggest naval showcase in the Middle East. Britain’s most advanced warship, on her maiden deployment, was joined by minehunter HMS Quorn in Qatar at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference. HMS Daring punches through choppy waters […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Force Commander French Rear Admiral Dupuis meets EUNAVFOR Dutch WFP vessel protection detachment on board M/V Caroline Scan. On June 5 in the morning, EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis and members of his staff met the Dutch Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), which is deployed on board World Food Programme chartered M/V Caroline Scan. […]

  • 12 August 2013

    After 148 days in charge, the Finnish Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) handed over the responsibility for the protection of the World Food Program (WFP) Ship MV Caroline Scan to a Lithuanian AVPD on 10 August. On behalf of Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, Operation Commander European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia, Lieutenant Commander Laurent […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The flagship of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR), NRP Alvares Cabral has conducted a fast-rope insertion exercise on a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, providing the opportunity for Portuguese sailors to meet their Finnish colleagues embarked on the WFP ship as an Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD). Whilst patrolling in the Gulf of Aden […]

  • 25 June 2014

    The only commanding officer to lead the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) on its Western Pacific deployments bid farewell to his crew at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 24.   Cmdr. Richard Rhinehart relinquished command to Cmdr. Gary Montalvo, USS North Carolina’s newest skipper. In command for more than three years, […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Training & Education

    USS North Carolina (SSN 777) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled western Pacific deployment Dec. 1. “We have gone through an intense pre-deployment preparation period allowing us to deploy with some of the finest trained Sailors our nation has ever put to sea on board one of the most technologically advanced platforms,” said […]

  • 9 June 2014

    The Virginia-class, fast-attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) arrived in Yokosuka June 8 for a routine visit as part of its second deployment to the Western Pacific.   With a crew of about 140, North Carolina will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “The crew of […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) arrived at Subic Bay May 13, as part of its Western Pacific deployment. With a crew of 133, North Carolina has conducted a series of missions showcasing the latest capabilities of the submarine force. “The crew is proud of our recent contributions as part […]

  • 23 January 2017

    USS North Carolina (SSN 777), the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class, fast attack submarine held a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, January 20. Cmdr. Gary Montalvo, commanding officer of North Carolina, was relieved by Cmdr. Matthew Lewis. Capt. Robert Roncska, commander, Submarine Squadron Seven was the guest speaker for the ceremony and shared stories […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The Lithuanian Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta since August 2013, is tasked with the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan. Embarked on the Caroline scan around the clock, the AVPD ensures the security of the WFP shipments, delivering much […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Virginia-class, fast-attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) arrived in Singapore Apr. 26 for a routine visit as part of its second deployment to the Western Pacific.   With a crew of 145, North Carolina will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “The crew of the […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Dec. 21 for a routine visit as part of her maiden deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of 133, North Carolina will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine force. “North Carolina […]