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Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Royal Navy aviators completed “vital reconnaissance sorties over Bermuda,” the Royal Navy said, adding that they “gathered crucial information on landing sites where humanitarian aid could be brought ashore if called for by the island’s governor in a time of need.” The report on the Royal Navy website said, “Royal Navy... Read more of this article

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

[Updated with photos] Two helicopters from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus will “conduct familiarisation flights” across Bermuda. In an online post, the Bermuda Police Service said, “On Monday afternoon, two helicopters from Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus, will conduct familiarisation flights over a number of helicopter... Read more of this article

RFA Argus To Anchor & Load Provisions

RFA Argus To Anchor & Load Provisions

RFA Argus will be anchored in Bermuda’s waters from April 12 to 13 to load provisions before continuing on to the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “Government House today announced that RFA Argus, a ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, will be anchored in Bermuda’s waters from 12 to 13 April. The purpose of the anchorage is to load provisions before... Read more of this article

Royal Navy Dispatched To Support Caribbean

Royal Navy Dispatched To Support Caribbean

The RFA Argus has set sail for the Caribbean “to support the British Overseas Territories during the upcoming hurricane season and will be able to assist with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic if required.” The Royal Navy website said, “RFA Argus’ deployment to the Caribbean had been scheduled for the hurricane season, but she... Read more of this article

British Navy Patrol Vessel Berths In Bermuda

British Navy Patrol Vessel Berths In Bermuda

British Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel HMS Medway arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Feb 5], berthing in Hamilton. According to the Department Of Marine & Ports Service weekly shipping schedule, the vessel is here for ‘R&R’.The current mission of the vessel – which weighs 2,000 tonnes and is 90.5 metres [297 feet] long – is... Read more of this article

HMS Protector Arrives In The Bahamas

HMS Protector Arrives In The Bahamas

The HMS Protector has arrived in the Bahamas and will berth in Nassau to deliver Bermudian aid this afternoon [Sept 12] following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian. A Twitter account for the vessel tweeted the photo below, saying, “New dawn Bahamas. The HMS Protector has arrived in the Bahamas and will berth in Nassau to deliver Bermudian... Read more of this article

Video: Time Lapse Of Donations Being Loaded

Video: Time Lapse Of Donations Being Loaded

Bermuda volunteers and the Royal Navy combined forces to transport and load tonnes of aid onto the HMS Protector on Sunday, after people showed an outpouring of support for the hurricane ravaged Bahamas. After a call was made on Friday for people to donate items for the Bahamas, the Seventh-Day Adventist Church on King Street was filled with new items,... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

[Updated] The Royal Naval ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda and can be seen docked in Hamilton Harbour. Last week the Royal Bermuda Regiment said, “The UK soldiers will work with the RBR to share expertise and experience in humanitarian and disaster relief [HADR] before they join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay when it docks... Read more of this article

Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

The Royal Naval support ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda for a three day visit, where she is due to host a Disaster Management Presentation of the vessels capabilities for members of Bermuda’s EMO, and also host tours for the Bermuda Sea Cadets and the Bermuda Scouts Association. “RFA Mounts Bay has been on deployment to the region... Read more of this article

RFA Wave Knight Ship Arrives In Bermuda

RFA Wave Knight Ship Arrives In Bermuda

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Wave Knight arrived today [May 25] as “part of UK’s support towards Bermuda’s preparations for the Americas Cup.” A spokesperson said, “RFA Wave Knight is on deployment to the region as part of her Atlantic Patrol Tasking [North] duties, a year round commitment to the UK’s Caribbean overseas... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Welcomes Royal Navy Captain

Premier Dunkley Welcomes Royal Navy Captain

Earlier this week, Premier Michael Dunkley welcomed Commanding Officer Captain Nigel Budd of the Royal Naval support ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary [RFA] Wave Knight to the Cabinet Office. The RFA Wave Knight is currently in Bermuda for a visit, having arrived on Tuesday [Feb. 14]. Premier Dunkley and Captain Nigel Budd“During their cordial meeting... Read more of this article

RFA Wave Knight Arrives In Bermuda For Visit

RFA Wave Knight Arrives In Bermuda For Visit

The Royal Naval support ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Knight arrived in Bermuda on February 14th for a four day visit. RFA Wave Knight is on deployment to the region as part of her Atlantic Patrol Tasking [North] duties, a year round commitment to the UK’s Caribbean overseas territories and Bermuda, wider regional humanitarian aid and disaster relief... Read more of this article

Photos: Navy Ship ‘HMS Mersey’ In Hamilton

Photos: Navy Ship ‘HMS Mersey’ In Hamilton

The UK’s Royal Navy ship HMS Mersey has arrived in Bermuda, and is presently docked in Hamilton where they will be hosting an open today [Jan 21] between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Earlier this month, the Royal Navy said, “HMS Mersey sailed from Portsmouth today for a seven-month deployment to the North Atlantic. “The ship will provide... Read more of this article