A Royal Navy survey ship has picked up an unauthorised passenger in the Red Sea. Watchkeepers on the bridge of HMS Enterprise have been entertained by the antics of the numerous seabirds they have seen during their transit.
A member of HMS Enterprise’s Ship’s Company has been recognised by the Ship’s affiliated Livery Company for outstanding operational service. Chief Petty Officer (Engineering Technician) Richmond Nisbet was presented with the Worshipful Company of Cutler’s annual award by Captain Steve Malcolm OBE RN (Hydrographer of the Navy and Captain HM)...
A Royal Navy survey ship has produced a series of stunning images of a Grand Canyon-style ocean floor hidden deep under the Red Sea. HMS Enterprise used her state-of-the-art surveying equipment to reveal the natural wonder during her nine-month mission to improve understanding of the waters east of Suez.
Two of the five ships in the Royal Navy’s Hydrographic Squadron – which provides vital information so charts of the Seven Seas used by warships and merchant sailors are as accurate as possible – met up 5,000 miles from home.
More than 4,800 men and women – one in every seven personnel in the Naval Service – will be on active duty this Christmas safeguarding your liberty. From the mud of Afghanistan to the ice and snow of Antarctica, the ferocious Western Approaches to the sun of the Gulf, some 17...