31 Jul '17, 12pm

[email protected]_MONTROSE returns to Devonport after successful post-refit trials

Successful sea trials for revamped HMS Montrose 31/07/2017 HMS Montrose has returned to Plymouth after successful machinery and weapons trials at sea - only three weeks after leaving dry dock from a three-year upgrade. The ship's engines have been pushed to the limits and have propelled the vessel to her top speed during whilst the ship was manoeuvred to simulate extreme weather conditions. The crew are getting used to living and working on board a warship at sea, which for a large number is their first taste of life at sea. AB Std Tanya Moore said, "People said I looked a little green from sea sickness at first, but you soon get over it and get on with the job." Weapon shoots have involved the weapons specialists and those manning the operations room - the latter stood-up for 24/7. HMS Montrose has been within a few miles of a Chinese task force heading towards the Baltic...

Full article: http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/news...

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