It seems that the RAF's PR machine knows no bounds:
BBC News 12 May 2011" said:Air attacks
On Wednesday night, British warship HMS Liverpool was involved in action to stop Col Gaddafi's forces from mining Misrata's harbour.
The chief of defence staff's strategic communication officer, Maj Gen John Lorimer, said: "The destroyer, while engaged on surveillance operations off the coast, was tasked with other Nato warships to intercept small, high-speed inflatable craft spotted approaching the port of Misrata - similar boats have previously been used by the regime to attempt to mine the harbour.
"The regime artillery on the coast fired an inaccurate salvo of rockets at Liverpool, whereupon she immediately returned fire, which silenced the shore battery."
Col Gaddafi's boats abandoned their operation, he added...