Watch HMS Daring departure live on Facebook

Picture: L(Phot) Keith Morgan
Picture: L(Phot) Keith Morgan
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HMS Daring will bid Portsmouth farewell today as it departs on a nine-month mission to protect US aircraft carriers in the Gulf.

We are planning to provide live coverage from Facebook of the departure at approximately 1.20pm today.

You can watch and interact with our live broadcast here.

The ship is due to depart at 1.30pm with 190 sailors on board.