Naval Warfare

HMS Defender commissioned into Royal Navy fleet

22nd March 2013 - 15:33 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

RSS

Save this for later

The Royal Navy’s newest destroyer, HMS Defender, has formally joined the fleet at a commissioning ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base. The event marks HMS Defender’s transition into front-line service which means she can now prepare for her first overseas deployment.

Portsmouth Naval Base will be home to all six of ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to

Linkedin