Cargo ship hits rock on maiden voyage

The new vessel Heulin Dispatch ran aground on Friday evening on her maiden voyage from Southampton to the Channel Islands. The vessel hit a rock off Alderney at around 18:4o BST. Shortly afterwards the RNLI Lifeboat 14-04 (Roy Barker One) was dispatched arriving at the cargo vessel soon afterwards. Heulin Dispatch was assessed and headed […]

HMS York returns to Portsmouth for the final time

The Royal Navy destroyer HMS York returned to Portsmouth¬† for the final time this afternoon. The warship sounded a 17 gun salute which was returned by the Fort Blockhouse gun at Gosport. The Type 42 destroyer (D98) has arrived in readiness for decommissioning in the city next week. The Royal Navy are replacing the Type […]