Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Visit of HMS Richmond to Goa

HMS Richmond is visiting Goa from 27 Sep to 01 Oct 15. HMS Richmond is a Frigate of the UK Navy and is the seventh Royal Navy ship to proudly bear the name and enjoys strong links to several affiliations in both Richmond upon Thames and Richmond, North Yorkshire. The ship has been operating in the Arabian Sea to counter heroin smuggling, which passes through the African countries and reach the western shores.

The ship has been on deployment for the last nine months. The ship will depart from Goa and will be under taking Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Operations during its transit back to England. The ship is commanded by Commander Mark Anderson and is currently berthed at MPT.

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