TRIBUTES have been paid to 11 Royal Marines killed in an IRA bomb attack in 1989.
A service was held on HMS Queen Elizabeth to remember the men.
A lone Royal Marine bugler played the Last Post at 8.22am – the moment a 15lb bomb ripped through the Royal Marines School of Music in Deal on September 22.
Last week HMS Queen Elizabeth – the Royal Navy’s biggest ever warship – arrived in Virginia for the next stop on its journey north up the east coast of the US.
The 65,000-tonne carrier is currently undergoing historic flight trials, and will also visit New York before heading back to Portsmouth in time for Christmas.