HMS Westminster makes Capital Return to Frontline

HMS Westminster is once again powering through the sea after completing one of the longest, most comprehensive and complex revamps in the frigate’s 24-year life. More than 800 engineers, technicians and shipwrights from BAE Systems have swarmed over the ship in Portsmouth Naval Base to prepare her for the final decade of …

HMS Westminster Returns Home to Portsmouth Harbour

  The Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate, HMS Westminster, returned to Portsmouth today after a six-and-a-half month deployment to the Indian Ocean and the Gulf. Friends and family of the crew packed the harbour side at Portsmouth Dockyard in anticipation of their return. HMS Westminster left Portsmouth on a …

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Armed Forces Weekend 2013

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will be celebrating Armed Forces Weekend with a series of free events hosted by the Royal Navy, the National Museum of the Royal Navy, and Action Stations, on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June from 10:00pm to 4:00pm daily. There will opportunities to …

HMS Westminster Returns & Family Search For Timmy MacColl Continues

You may remember us telling you back in June about the missing sailor Timmy MacColl from Gosport, Hampshire. The Spinnaker Tower in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth was washed in Yellow light to try and help raise the awareness about the sailor who went missing whilst of duty from HMS …