The Surveying Flotilla is a disparate group of ships which probe the waters of the world in a task which has been carried out by Royal Navy ships for centuries. Whether it's HMS Scott in the deep oceans or HMSML Gleaner in a harbour, data is gathered and translated into charts which provide safe passage for mariners across the globe.
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Ice Patrol and Survey Ships
Vessels in Action
Echo was launched at Appledore in Devon in 2002, and was designed to carry out a wide range of survey work, including support to submarine and amphibious operations, through the collection of oceanographic and bathymetric (analysis of the ocean, its salinity and sound profile) data.
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