HMS Westminster receives US thanks for operations in Libya

Discussion in 'Royal Navy' started by MoD_RSS, Jul 8, 2011.

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  2. I am sure HMS Westminster is so proud to receive an accolade from some septics. Now when is she being decommissioned again?
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  3. Planned for 2021 when the proposed Type 26's start arriving
  4. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    Hmmm ... their BZs used to say "Tip of the Spear" during GW1 :judge:

    However, it's a nice gesture.
  5. No. That's the French carrier Charles de Gaulle:

  6. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    Glad to hear they're still using the term!! :nod:

    Oh, dear, don't you just love them!
  7. Interesting, you lot bitch and moan over alleged slights by Yanks and when Yanks do give your people accolades, you bitch and moan about that.
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  8. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    'Tis the British way!! :)
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  9. And in other news, the MOD feed is shit.
  10. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    It's a hard life.

    I said it was a nice gesture.

    Using standardised phrases slightly takes the shine off things.

    Have a good day. Ooops ... =|
  11. It's a plaque, ffs. Not exactly a Marshall Plan-sized bauble. On the CVN-71 they have a room full of Roosevelt trinkets that they toss out to poor neighbours, who are expected to feel grateful and sing "America the Beautiful".
  12. It's not bitching, it's our way of showing gratitude.
  13. oooooooooooooooooooooo thank you brave sir, thank you and infinite wisdom and guidance.

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  14. blue-sophist

    blue-sophist LE Good Egg (charities)

    Lurrrve the photo ... the body oil is mandatory, I assume?
  15. Chuck Norris naturaly self lubricates like a fine Bugati engine........