HMS Richmond returns home to Portsmouth

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HMS Richmond returned home to Portsmouth today.

The ship arrived to be greeted by family and friends of the crew after a nine-month deployment to the Mediterranean.

The frigate’s tour of duty included security patrols.

Last month, her crew seized around £3m worth of cannabis after spotting a suspected drug smuggling boat in the Med.

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