Dutch naval hydrographic vessel visits London

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HNLMS LUYMES arrived in London yesterday afternoon, passing under Tower Bridge at 1715. The Dutch Hydrographic Survey ship will be staying alongside HMS Belfast for the weekend, leaving early on Monday morning. Luymes is a sister ship of HNLMS Snellius which visited the capital in August 2008. The two Snellius-class vessels are 75 metres long and have been in service …

HMS St Albans’ Commander hails London visit as “fantastic opportunity”

Rob PowellNavy

HMS ST ALBANS cruised in to London last week on a foggy Wednesday afternoon. Barely visible behind a thick blanket of fog, she arrived on the river carrying her Merlin Mk2 helicopter on the flight deck and transited under Tower Bridge at 5pm. Speaking to OnTheThames.net from the bridge of the ship, Commander Jordan described the visit to London as …