This will be a busy and exciting deployment for Mersey and her ship’s company.

Lieutenant Commander Richie Hewitt RN

The ship has the capacity to make ten tonnes of fresh water per day and can embark shipping containers of aid and equipment if required.  

The ship’s Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Richie Hewitt, said: “This will be a busy and exciting deployment for Mersey and her ship’s company.

“Over the past few months we’ve worked hard to train and prepare the ship and we are ready for the wide variety of tasks that may be required of us.”

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