29 stunning photos showing the incredible work of the Royal Navy

Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant breaks through the ice. Picture: PO Arron Hoare
Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant breaks through the ice. Picture: PO Arron Hoare

ROYAL Navy photographers, who capture life in the Senior Service across the globe, have been honoured.

Skilled photojournalists have been recognised for their perfect pictures in the Royal Navy’s annual photographic competition – the Peregrine Trophy Awards.

In the past year their imagery and video has covered everything from submarine operations in the North Pole and flight deck operations on board HMS Queen Elizabeth to Royal Marines on exercise.

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Warrant Officer Class 1 Nathan Dua, the navy’s most senior photographer, said: ‘I am always blown away by the standard of imagery achieved by the men and women of the Royal Navy’s photographic branch, and this year is no exception.’

 Dan Rosenbaum was named Royal Navy photographer of the year by a panel of judges for his portfolio of imagery He said: ‘To win an award in the Peregrine Trophy competition is a moment to be proud of in itself but to win photographer of the year, which effectively is the pinnacle of what all photographers aim for, is undoubtedly the proudest moment of my photographic career.’