31 Jul '15, 12pm

HMS Bangor exercises with Egyptian Navy

The visits to Egypt were superb and I’m very proud of the way my team have both helped to maintain and enhance our long friendship with the Egyptian Navy and continued to complete every task with professionalism, pride and good humour. Lt Cdr Carter-Quinn Throughout the exercises the two ships communicated by radio and by flags. After this the emphasis moved to a common situation faced by ships on the high sea – dealing with an emergency and giving assistance. For exercise purposes Al Zaffer reported a casualty onboard who needed assistance and Bangor went to help. Bangor’s Executive Officer Lieutenant Mark Morrison visited ENS Al Zaffer. He said: “After a busy and successful exercise it was a real pleasure to visit Al Zaffer to see the ship and thank their team personally for the opportunity to train together. “They appeared to enjoy it as much as we did and I hope we get...

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