Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dragon returns to Portsmouth after a seven-month deployment to the Gulf

Best pictures as HMS Dragon returns to Portsmouth after record-breaking seven-month mission

HMS Dragon returned to Portsmouth this morning and our photographer was there to capture the moment the crew were reunited with loved ones. 

Last month the Type-45 destroyer achieved the record for the most successful drugs-busting patrol by any British warship in the Middle East. Catch up on today’s events here.

A mother waiting for her loved one to arrive
A mother waiting for her loved one to arrive
Habibur Rahman
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A baby waiting his father to arrive
A baby waiting his father to arrive
Habibur Rahman
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Crew of HMS Dragon
Crew of HMS Dragon
Habibur Rahman
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A child holds a welcome sign for his dad
A child holds a welcome sign for his dad
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