Portsmouth sailors turn their caps red for Remembrance Day

The red poppy is one of the most iconic symbols of remembrance and a Royal Navy ship is wearing hers with pride.''''The company of HMS Lancaster have taken time out of their busy patrols in the Caribbean to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives, or been injured, in the line of duty.''''Thousands of miles from home, the ship's company mustered on the flight deck and paid their respect by creating a bright red poppy, bowing their heads in silence.

The red poppy is one of the most iconic symbols of remembrance and a Royal Navy ship is wearing hers with pride.''''The company of HMS Lancaster have taken time out of their busy patrols in the Caribbean to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives, or been injured, in the line of duty.''''Thousands of miles from home, the ship's company mustered on the flight deck and paid their respect by creating a bright red poppy, bowing their heads in silence.

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Sailors patrolling the Caribbean have taken time out of their patrols to remember those who have given their lives.

The ship’s company of Portsmouth-based frigate HMS Lancaster created a bright red poppy by standing on the flight deck of their ship with heads bowed.

Commander Steve Moorhouse, the ship’s commanding officer, said: ‘It is a great honour and a privilege for me and my ship’s company to make this small gesture to all those who have served and been affected by war and conflict.

‘I hope this will help symbolise the eternal respect and honour that we all have for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.’

Royal Navy servicemen and women have been donning their poppies ahead of Remembrance Day on Monday.

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