HMS Ocean departs London

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The Royal Navy's biggest ship set sail from Greenwich this morning after a five day visit. OnTheThames.net was there to see her go...

HMS OCEAN LEAVES LONDON
HMS Ocean squeezes through the Thames Barrier shortly after departing from Greenwich Ship Tier where she had been for five days.

HMS OCEAN DEPARTS LONDON
The Mighty O leaves Canary Wharf and the O2 behind as she departs London

HMS OCEAN DEPARTS LONDON
Further down river, HMS Ocean passes under the QE2 Bridge with a visiting German fast patrol boat following her.

HMS OCEAN DEPARTS LONDON
HMS Ocean turns at Greenhithe.

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The size of HMS Ocean is illustrated by the Dartford crossing behind.

FASTBOATS DEPART LONDON
FGS Wiesel, which depart West India Dock this morning with three sister vessels, passes HMS Ocean.

HMS OCEAN DEPARTS LONDON
HMS Ocean is due to take over from HMS Bulwark as the fleet's flagship next month.

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