Grace from Gosport joins the Royal Navy like her brothers

FOLLOWING in her brothers' footsteps, Grace Docherty has finished the first stage of her Royal Navy training.

Thursday, 7th April 2016, 6:05 am
From left, logistician Joe Docherty, trainee logistician Grace Docherty and leading hand Luke Docherty Picture: Dave Sherfield

The 19-year-old, from Gosport, was among the recruits celebrating the end of their 10-week training course.

Watching the parade were Grace’s brothers Joe, a Logistician and Luke, a Leading Hand.

Grace said: ‘I joined the navy for the lifestyle, to travel and for a job that was challenging and different every day.’ 

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Her brother Joe added: ‘We are really proud of Grace.’

For the three siblings being in the Royal Navy is in their blood, with dad Stephen joining the navy in 1981.