Vote for your favourite photo in the People's Choice Award

We are giving you the opportunity to vote for one of the winners of the prestigious Peregrine Trophy awards.

We have shortlisted five photographs for the Navy News People's Choice Award, which recognises images which have had a major impact on the publication over the past year.

The Peregrine Trophy's primary purpose is to encourage the production of eye-catching, powerful imagery that can be used in the media to demonstrate the operations and activities of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. The role of photography, portraying the work of the Royal Navy, has never been more important.

The shortlisted photographs can be previewed below.

To vote click like on your favourite image on the Royal Navy Facebook page. Voting closes at 11.59pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018.

The People's Choice Award

Royal Navy Peregrine Trophy Photography Competition 2018

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People's Choice Award

PO(Phot) Si Ethell captured an aircrewman standing at the cargo door of a Merlin Mk3A of 845 Naval Air Squadron as the Commando Helicopter Force conducted its winter training in northern Norway.

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People's Choice Award

HMS Queen Elizabeth makes her historic debut in Gibraltar escorted by the RN patrol boats based on the Rock. The moment was captured by PO(Phot) Dave Jenkins.

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People's Choice Award

At the end of the 'Year of the Navy', the Senior Service was granted the solemn responsibility of guarding the Royal residences and palaces, chiefly Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Despite the gravity of the task, there were light-hearted moments… as recorded here by PO(Phot) Arron Hoare when Lt Cdr Steve Elliott, Captain of the Queen's Guard, came face to face with an Army officer.

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People's Choice Award

Last light in the Gulf and the technicians and engineers of 205 Flight prepare HMS Monmouth's Wildcat helicopter for a dusk patrol looking for drug smugglers and terrorists sneaking around the region in dhows. LPhot Dan Rosenbaum joined the flight at work.

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People's Choice Award

There are few more imposing memorials - or settings - than the stunning monument to commandos at Spean Bridge, close to the green berets' spiritual home. It is a place of pilgrimage for all Royal Marines - especially during the November ceremonies, recorded for posterity last year by LPhot Will Haigh.


To vote click like on your favourite image on the Royal Navy Facebook page. Voting closes at 11.59pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018.