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  • Friday, 27 July 2018 - 4:06pm

    This July HMS Caroline is having a Photography Competition!

    To celebrate our relaunch as a newly enhanced visitor attraction in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, we’re inviting visitors to send us their photographs of the ‘Carry’ in order to be in with a chance of winning a £1000 prize.

    The competition is open to photographers of all ages and abilities.

    Enter by either 1) posting your image on Instagram using the hashtag #HMSCarolinepics or 2) by submitting your image to hmscarolinepics@nmrn.org.uk.

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  • Friday, 27 July 2018 - 4:06pm

    Image credit: Portsmouth News

    It has lain unseen for the last six years but now HMS Victory’s Trafalgar Sail, the only surviving foretopsail from the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, is set to be unveiled on 21 July and on public display until 31 December 2018. 

    Measuring the equivalent of two tennis courts when fully laid out, the sail is 80 feet at its foot, 54 feet at the head and 54 feet deep, covers an area of 3,618 feet and lies in The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s Storehouse 10 in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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  • Friday, 27 July 2018 - 4:06pm
    • In the past sailor’s tattoos mapped journeys on the sea and through life.
    • They symbolised to others where you have travelled, your job and who you love- a walking biography on your body

    On the eve of a major new temporary exhibition Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed which opens on 30 June 2018 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, The National Museum of the Royal Navy want to see if the traditional symbols of anchors, swallows and more are still being used. 

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  • Friday, 27 July 2018 - 4:06pm

    The Port of Milford Haven and The National Museum of the Royal Navy have joined forces to promote and celebrate the Milford Haven Waterway’s rich naval and maritime heritage.

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  • Monday, 2 July 2018 - 2:28pm

    HMS Caroline, the 100-year-old naval vessel and sole survivor of the WW1 Battle of Jutland, docked in Belfast’s Alexandra Dock has been announced as a finalist in the National Lottery Awards 2018.

    The ship, which opened in 2016, followed by the completion of a visitor and exhibition centre in the restored Pump House and refurbishment of Alexandra Dock earlier this year, was the recipient of the largest ever Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £11.5m in 2014. It is the only project from Northern Ireland as a finalist in the Heritage category of the Awards.

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  • Monday, 21 May 2018 - 11:00am

    In the week a £2.5bn investment in the Submarine Service was announced by the Secretary of State for Defence, The National Museum of the Royal Navy has hosted the annual Submarine Industry Association (SIA) dinner attended by key Ministry of Defence and Royal Navy senior personnel and industry chief executives and senior directors.

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands