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HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy’s largest warship which played a starring role during the London 2012 Olympics, will receive a £65 million upgrade, the MOD announced today (12 December).
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£65 million contract to refit Royal Navy’s largest warship secures hundreds of UK jobs
During a visit to HMS Ocean, which is moored on the Thames, Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to all the military personnel on duty over the Olympic period.
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PM thanks military personnel for Olympics role
The helicopter carrier HMS Ocean will berth at Greenwich this evening for her Olympics duties, and will be open to the public on Sunday, 15 July – a unique opportunity to tour the largest ship in the Royal Navy Fleet.
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HMS Ocean opens to public ahead of Olympics duties