HMS Sultan Training Establishment

HMS Sultan is the home of Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE) and the Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival School (RNAESS).

Commanding Officer Peter Towell

Rank: Captain

Captain Peter Towell joined the Royal Navy in 1982, he assumed command of HMS Sultan 26th July 2016.

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HMS Sultan

Training  Establishment

The primary function for HMS Sultan is to supply the Fleet with engineering Officers and Ratings of the highest standard.

Sultan Show

The HMS Sultan Summer Show is set to return to action for the Father’s day weekend, 17th - 18th June 2017.

The ever popular event held in Gosport, regularly attracts visitors from all over Hampshire and this year’s Summer Show is certain to delight once more.

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