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  • Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 2:26pm
    Nelson enthusiast Kate Jamieson taking modern HMS Victory flag to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro 
     
    She is raising money for Guillain-Barré and Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies (GAIN), a charity which supports those affected by Guillain-Barré Syndrome and other associated inflammatory neuropathies
     
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  • Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 4:29pm

    ·         Discovery of time capsule prompts nationwide appeal for artefacts

    ·         Everyday items of Wren life sought

    A time capsule, buried at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose in 1974, and which defined the life of a naval Wren 40 years ago, has resurfaced and prompted organisers behind a major new exhibition to make a plea for artefacts to fill in gaps in the 100 year-long history of women in the navy.

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  • Monday, 12 September 2016 - 4:27pm
     
    37 ton submarine embarks on 500 mile journey
    It will take centre stage at Scottish Submarine Heritage Centre
     
    Cold War midget submarine HMS Stickleback is on its way to a new home following its loan from The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to the Scottish Submarine Trust.
     
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  • Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 2:50pm

    Armed Steam Cutter

    Marking 100 years nearly to the day since the sinking of her parent ship, HMS Falmouth at the Battle of Jutland, unique survivor Armed Steam Cutter (ASC) number 26 has arrived at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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  • Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 12:46pm

    The recently restored last floating survivor of the 1916 Battle of Jutland, HMS Caroline, has been awarded a five-star visitor attraction rating, signifying that the attraction is operating to an ‘outstanding’ level, John McGrillen, Chief Executive Tourism Northern Ireland has announced.

    The five-star accreditation was awarded under the Tourism Northern Ireland Visitor Attraction Experience Quality Grading scheme designed to provide visitors with quality grading information on Northern Ireland’s tourist attractions.

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  • Tuesday, 16 August 2016 - 4:56pm
    Special sail-past of Coastal Force boats planned to take place at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard at 12.30pm on Thursday, August 25
     
    Harbour Defence Motor Launch 1387, known as Medusa, MTB 102, HSL 102 and MGB 81, boats which all served in the Second World War, will berth on the pontoon next to Boathouse 4 which homes a Forgotten Craft exhibition on small Royal Navy craft
     
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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands