Among the ship’s company of HMS Monmouth is a detachment of Royal Marines , vital for HMS Monmouth’s tasking at sea. One of the major roles of the Marines is conducting boarding missions against suspected pirates and smugglers. To hone these skills they used their time on land to visit a specialist ‘Ship-in-a-Box’ facility owned by the US Coast Guard in Bahrain
Marines train to tackle pirates
The ship’s company of Royal Navy warship HMS Monmouth have been keeping themselves in shape and ready for operations in the Gulf while transiting the Mediterranean.
HMS Monmouth sharpens skills for the Gulf
The Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth left Plymouth yesterday on a seven-month maritime security deployment to the Gulf.
HMS Monmouth deploys to the Gulf
Crowds of families and friends welcomed Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth back to her base port of HM Naval Base Devonport yesterday following a six-month anti-piracy deployment.
HMS Monmouth home from anti-piracy operations
Having just taken over duties from HMS Monmouth in the Middle East, HMS Somerset has wasted no time in reinforcing multinational relations by conducting maritime security exercises with the Saudi Navy in the Red Sea.
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HMS Somerset conducts exercises with Saudi Navy