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HMS Penzance (M106)
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HMS Penzance (M106)

This Sandown Class minehunter is specially designed to neutralise underwater threats and clear the shipping lanes that are vital to our nation’s prosperity.


Led by Lieutenant Commander Simon Henderson MBE, as one of the Royal Navy’s minehunter vessels, HMS Penzance’s primary role is to neutralise underwater threats. Like all Sandown Class vessels, she is most effective in deeper waters, so she can often be found surveying shipping routes or clearing the way for military operations.

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