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  • 4 March 2014

    The Royal Navy’s HMS Montrose captured on 16th of January from the ship’s LYNX helicopter.   HMS Montrose joined the fray the alongside HNOMS HELGE INGSTAD and the Merchant vessel “Artic Futura” in support of the Nato lead Op RECSYR off the coast of Cyprus. Naval ship HMS Montrose has set sail to come home […]

  • 30 June 2014
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    It has been six years, but now HMS Montrose is coming home to her adopted town for the first visit since 2008.   HMS Montrose, which celebrated her 20th anniversary in service with the Royal UK Navy on June 2, will sail into the harbour early on Tuesday (July 1) for a six-day visit going […]

  • 27 August 2013

    Royal Navy warship, HMS Montrose could be used to launch a military strike against Syria, if needed, according to The Herald. HMS Montrose could be joined by an unnamed nuclear submarine. Nevertheless, the specific positions of the military assets have not been disclosed due to security reasons. Britain could join forces with the U.S. warships […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Danish Chief of Defence has paid a visit to the men and women involved in the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.   Plymouth based frigate, HMS Montrose, has been participating in the Danish led operation since the beginning of the year. She is one of three warships tasked with carrying out the vital […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Training & Education

    After an extremely busy seven month deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean and Gulf region, Naval ship HMS Montrose has set sail to come home after handing over duties to HMS Diamond in the mission to remove chemicals from Syria.   Since arriving in the eastern Mediterranean in January, HMS Montrose has been working alongside warships […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Montrose and two Mine Counter Measure Vessels (MCMVs) hosted the UK’s Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology during a port visit to the United Arab Emirates. Mr Philip Dunne MP visited Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and MCMVs HMS Quorn and HMS Atherstone whilst they were alongside in Abu Dhabi carrying out regional […]

  • 15 July 2019
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    The UK is sending Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan to the Persian Gulf in the wake of an escalation of tensions in the region following the scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal and a spate of attacks on commercial tankers. HMS Duncan was operating in the Black Sea when the ship’s new tasking was announced. […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose is scheduled to visit Finland to take part in joint drills and attend the Finnish Navy’s centenary celebrations.  Prior to arriving to the Finnish port of Turku, Montrose will conduct two days of exercises in the Northern Baltic Sea. The exercise, which will start July 6, will be […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Foreign Secretary William Hague thanked sailors on HMS Montrose for their efforts when he visited the Devonport-based frigate in South Africa. Mr Hague called on in on the warship in Simon’s Town as she paused her South Atlantic deployment briefly. The crew of HMS Montrose has been praised by the Foreign Secretary during his visit […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Two British naval vessels, RFA Diligence and HMS Montrose, have proven that heavy duty engineering work can be done at sea, anywhere in the world. HMS Montrose and RFA Diligence joined forces for the finale of a large scale exercise named OMAR 13 (Operational Maintenance and Repair) in which HMS Montrose assumed the role of […]

  • 24 June 2014
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    HMS Montrose demonstrated NATO Allies’ resolve in the Baltic Sea last week as it tracked a Russian warship off the Danish coast.   Montrose, deployed on the multinational Baltops exercise, was dispatched to investigate after picking up the radar signature of an unidentified surface ship. Despite high seas and 30 knot winds, the crew of […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Whilst alongside in Limassol, Cyprus on 13 February, HMS Montrose welcomed on board Sigrid Kaag, the Head of the Joint Mission set up by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations (UN), to remove and destroy the ingredients used for the manufacture of Syrian chemical weapons.   The Commanding […]

  • 8 April 2019
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    Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose recently documented a North Korean ship carrying out an illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfer in the East China Sea. Working alongside Japanese partners on March 2, the British frigate spotted the North Korean-flagged tanker Saebyol, which was transmitting on ship tracking systems as a fishing boat, alongside a vessel of unknown […]

  • 11 January 2019
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    The Royal Navy will deploy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose to Japan later this year, where the ship will contribute to the enforcement of UN sanctions on North Korea. Montrose will be the fourth British warship to visit Japan and operate in the region in the past 12 months. Fellow Plymouth-based frigate Montrose will head […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The South West warship Royal Navy warship HMS Montrose visited its affiliated town of Montrose. The Plymouth-based frigate reaffirmed the strong links the ship and the Royal Navy has with the community which has its own maritime heritage. The commanding officer of HMS Montrose Commander James Parkin, said: “I am delighted that my team were […]

  • 11 July 2019
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    Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has chased off five Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessels trying to impede the passage of tanker British Heritage in the Persian Gulf on Thursday. According to media reports, HMS Montrose positioned itself between the tanker and Iranian vessels and issued verbal warnings before the Iranian boats retreated. The incident took place […]

  • 4 June 2014
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    HMS Montrose celebrated two decades of service when alongside in London. Lady Rifkind, the ship’s sponsor, who launched the vessel was welcomed on board the ship by 10 former Commanding Officers of the frigate for a commemorative luncheon.   She was joined by her husband Sir Malcolm Rifkind, who was Secretary of State for Defence […]

  • 30 August 2013

    A Royal Navy warship has played a game of cat-and-mouse as part of a high-tempo exercise in the Mediterranean with the Hellenic Navy. HMS Montrose and HS Kanaris took turns to hunt each other down in the dead of night using their respective passive detection systems, finding it equally difficult to track one another. Once […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Montrose sails into the sunset in early January. The frigate has left the Gulf heading for the waters of the Mediterranean Sea to join the Danish-led Operation ‘RESCSYR’.   Also working alongside the Danish Task Group are the Russian nuclear-powered Heavy Cruiser Petr Velikiy and the Chinese Navy frigate Yangcheng. […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Navy will be taking centre stage in the international spectacular – the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – from Friday (5th August) to 27th August. A worldwide audience of millions (218,425 watching the live show in Edinburgh and a TV audience judged at over 100 million) for the spectacular event will see the […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Royal UK Naval Lynx helicopter Flights were recognised on Friday, 12 September 2014, with the award of the prestigious Osprey Trophy and the Sopwith Pup Trophy.   The Osprey trophy was awarded to 815 Naval Air Squadron (NAS), 214 Flight, for their achievements whilst operationally embarked in HMS Montrose. Over the past year 214 […]

  • 20 February 2019
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    US Navy fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) and Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose (F236) met up in the South China Sea on February 18 for a series of maritime security and logistics training. The drills involved Royal Marine commandos, Royal Navy sailors and Guadalupe crew members. During a visit, board, search and seizure […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has set sail for a six-and-a-half month deployment to the South Atlantic to maintain a continuous presence protecting British interests. Leaving her home port of HM Naval Base Devonport, Plymouth, on Monday 24 October 2011, HMS Montrose passed Devil’s Point to the sound of a lone piper, providing a strong […]

  • 13 August 2013

    The Royal Naval warship HMS Montrose sailed from its base-port in Plymouth yesterday for a seven-month deployment protecting shipping lanes in the Middle East. As the most Scottish ship in the fleet, HMS Montrose embarked a tartan-clad bagpiper for the journey down the River Tamar playing Caledonian tunes as the ship sailed across Plymouth Sound […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose, a Scottish ship in heart and soul, recently met up with her Welsh counterpart, HMS Dragon, in the warm waters off the Horn of Africa. HMS Montrose is on her way to take over as the Royal Navy’s guardian of the Gulf, a role that HMS Dragon had been carrying […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose has returned to Plymouth after successful machinery and weapons trials at sea, the navy said. Montrose returned to port three weeks after leaving dry dock where it spent three years undergoing a mid.life upgrade. The ship’s engines have been pushed to the limits and have propelled the vessel […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    During the recent Exercise Joint Warrior, and in subsequent weapon firings and submarine training off the West Coast of Scotland, the warship HMS Montrose spent many weeks operating around the Inner and Outer Hebrides. On her travels, she repeatedly passed the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry MV Lord Of The Isles, a car and passenger ferry that […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Although part of the ongoing Cougar 12 deployment to the Mediterranean, HMS Montrose was detached from the main Cougar Task Group for two weeks to visit Algiers, the capital and major port of the North African country of Algeria for two days in mid-November. The purpose of her visit, the first by a Royal Navy […]

  • 2 June 2014
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    HMS Montrose, a Royal UK Navy Type 23 Duke-class frigate, arrived in London in the early hours of Thursday morning, and is now alongside in West India Dock conducting a number of engagements and capability demonstrations with the ship’s affiliates and London-based youth groups, schools and members of the local Tower Hamlets community.   HMS […]