WATCH: Royal Navy veteran’s remembrance video

A Royal Navy veteran who started his service from Portsmouth is featured in a video that urges urge the nation to rethink remembrance.

The mark II version of the Halcyon design, developed by ASV in Portchester as part of the Anglo-French Maritime Mine Countermeasures programme

Multi-million pound naval scheme expected to bring 50 jobs to Fareham

AROUND 50 jobs are to be brought to the area as part of a joint Anglo-French programme to develop the nation’s maritime mine warfare systems.

The Royal Yacht Britannia in 1997

Defence minister ends hopes for return of royal yacht to Portsmouth

A DEFENCE minister has said the government has ‘no requirement’ for a new royal yacht as ‘times have changed’ with a host of other ways to promote the UK around the world.

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A sailor from HMS Diamond observes the American USNS Big Horn replenishment ship in the Mediterranean

HMS Diamond to return home after tackling arms trade into Libya

A PORTSMOUTH warship is set to return home after countering the illegal arms trade in Libya.

The Yomper statue outside the Royal Marines Museum in Eastney.

Campaign underway to find remaining £2.5m so Portsmouth marines museum can move home

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to raise the final £2.5m needed to realise the Royal Marines Museum’s dream of moving home.

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Gosport Falklands veteran was left exhausted by Great South Run epic

A FALKLANDS veteran was left exhausted after finishing the Great South Run – wearing a huge bear outfit and carrying a 23.5kg back pack.

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Tracey Curtis-Taylor

Bird in a biplane hits back at ‘false claims’

A BRITISH aviator who flew from South Africa to the UK has dismissed claims that she lied about being the sole pilot on the 8,000-mile expedition.

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Navy reveals naming of UK’s new submarine fleet

A PORTSMOUTH-BASED defence group has welcomed the name Dreadnought being given to the Royal Navy’s new successor submarines.

Royal Marine veteran Tony Ryan will be running the Great South Run dressed as a bear. He is pictured with son Oliver Ryan, 14, centre, and Matthew Elson, 14, left.

Falklands veteran from Gosport to pay tribute to fallen Marines during Great South Run

A FALKLANDS veteran will be pausing for a two minutes silence at Portsmouth’s iconic Yomper statues to remember all his fallen comrades.

Commander David Johnston lays the wreath at the Nelson monument  Picture: Malcolm Wells (161021-1880)

Piper’s solemn tribute to Lord Admiral Nelson

A PIPER who was on his way to a funeral stopped to join a service to commemorate the death of Admiral Lord Nelson.

Albert Norris

Tributes paid to Portsmouth Arctic Convoy ‘hero’ Albert Norris

FOR decades he was known as one of the Second World War’s ‘forgotten’ veterans – but to his family, he was always a hero.

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New state-of-the-art sprinkler system will save Portsmouth’s HMS Victory from devastating blazes

NELSON’S flagship HMS Victory has been given a state-of-the-art sprinkler system to save her from devastating blazes.

The Trafalgar Day ceremony onboard HMS Victory 

Picture:  Malcolm Wells (161021-1750)

Trafalgar Day in Portsmouth marks the Royal Navy’s greatest hero

HE IS the Royal Navy’s greatest hero. And today, sailors, children and dignitaries paid tribute to the incredible life of Admiral Lord Nelson.

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Naval officer in court on sexual assault charge

A Royal Navy officer has denied the sexual assault of a man at a court martial hearing.

The Battle of Trafalgar

Credit: National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ENGSUS00120120305094953

Five facts about the Battle of Trafalgar

IT WAS a battle that cemented British naval superiority for a century and prevented an invasion of the United Kingdom.

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MPs call for Trafalgar Day to become a national holiday

MPs call for Trafalgar Day to become a national holiday

Calls were renewed today to make Trafalgar Day a national holiday.

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The Russian destroyer Severomorsk

Revealed: The Russian warships being tracked by the Royal Navy

Ship-by-ship, this is the Russian naval convoy being tracked through the English Channel by the Royal Navy.

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Picture via Twitter by Tom Holland

Is this what Nelson would look like today?

Historian Tom Holland has published a fascinating picture of how Nelson might look as an admiral in today’s Royal Navy.

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Handout photo issued by the Mininstry of Defence of HMS Duncan (centre), observing Russian Kirov Class Battlecruiser (left) and Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which are part of a Russian task group, during transit through the North Sea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 20, 2016. PPP-161021-083510001

Russian warships en route to Syria set to pass through English Channel today

A RUSSIAN taskforce being shadowed by the Royal Navy as it travels to Syria is expected to pass through the English Channel today.

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