Defender completes her first sea trials

Discussion in 'Royal Navy' started by MoD_RSS, Nov 21, 2011.

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  2. In other "news" the Pope attended Mass today.
  3. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    One supposes the fact that there was no running aground or hitting very large rocks that are shown in great detail on maps is sufficient for the Navy to think of this as a stunning success?
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  4. Was there ever an HMS Troutbridge? I mean outside of the radio programme.
  5. Maybe it was on budget and on time.
  6. Don't worry, isn't ADI building it? Oh wait....
  7. Don't think so, there was a HMS Troubridge (one T)

    A quick Google reveals that the real one was the inspiration for the fictional one-
    HMS TROUBRIDGE - Details
  8. Sea trials, thats big!

    Getting to play in the big grey boaty thing which smells of new paint whilst the civvies who built it hold your hands and stop you from falling in. Nice!

    I like it when the Navy plays nice! It must be like Xmas with seagulls, now do try not to **** it all up before boxing day!