30 Jul '12, 11am

HMS Triumph returns from marathon deployment

A crowd of happy loved ones gathered on the jetty at HM Naval Base Devonport, including five fiancées who accepted proposals of marriage while the Trafalgar class submarine was on operations thousands of miles from home. The crowd waved and cheered, and held homemade greetings banners aloft as the submarine tied up at the wharf after a deployment nearly twice the average patrol length. HMS Triumph's Commanding Officer, Commander Rob Dunn, was met by his wife, Lieutenant Commander Trish Kohn. She said: "I am extremely pleased he is back here in Plymouth. It is wonderful to have him home after such a long time." Cdr Dunn said: "I am relieved to be back home. We had to keep focused on the last leg as we have been coming home for the past month. It has been a long call of duty. We were excellently served by all those concerned while we were out deployed and that includes my s...

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