The Type 23 frigate has a new lease of life as one of the most advanced fighting ships in the fleet due to a £20 million docking and upgrade in her home port of Devonport Naval Base in partnership with Babcock Marine . HMS Somerset ’s commanding officer, Commander Mike Smith, said: I am incredibly proud to be taking HMS Somerset back to sea after what has been a highly productive upgrade
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HMS Somerset returns to sea after £20 million refit
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce the death of Lance Corporal Matthew David Smith from the Corps of Royal Engineers. Lance Corporal Smith was killed in action on Friday 10th August 2012.
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Lance Corporal Matthew David Smith killed in Afghanistan
When the royal newly-weds greet the public on Friday from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, RAF pilot Squadron Leader Ian Smith will perform a special wedding day flypast from the cockpit of a Spitfire. Report by Lorraine McBride.
Spitfire salute for royal couple
To mark the centenary of International Women’s Day, Sergeant Sarah Smith, from the 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, has fired the One O’Clock Gun at Edinburgh Castle.
Sgt Smith marks International Women’s Day with a bang