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GUN SALUTE – CHILEAN NAVY WARSHIP 1 JULY 2024

26/06/2024

King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM 81/24

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the King's Harbour Master Portsmouth that a 19 Gun salute will be conducted by the CNS “Esmeralda”, to celebrate her arrival for a formal five-day visit to the City of Portsmouth on Monday 1 July 2024. 

2. The vessel will commence the ceremonial salute as she transits north from Outer Spit Buoy (OSB) at approx. 0930 on her inbound passage toward the War Memorial, Southsea seafront, completing at approx. 0940. 

3. To ensure safety during the firing, as allowed in the provisions of the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005, KHM will impose a dynamic exclusion zone of 100 metres around the ship in all directions for all marine traffic during her transit from the OSB to the vicinity of the Southsea War Memorial. Mariners are to remain clear of this exclusion zone. 

4. A sécurité broadcast will be made on VHF Channel 11 by KHM enacting the exclusion zone with a further broadcast to disestablish the exclusion zone immediately on completion of the event.  

5. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners 2 July 2024. 

Wednesday 26 Jun 2024

G W BISHOP
King's Harbour Master

Owners, Agents, Charterers, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this Notice are made known to the masters or persons in charge of their vessels or craft.

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