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HMS Scott returns home

A History and Honour news article

14 May 10

The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Scott returned to Devonport this week after six months on deployment in the southern hemisphere.

HMS Scott

HMS Scott returns to Devonport Naval Base
[Picture: LA(Phot) James Crawford, Crown Copyright/MOD 2010]

The deep-water survey ship deployed on 26 October 2009.

As well as carrying out her primary role of ocean surveying, the ship completed operations in Antarctica and the Atlantic. Her final port of call was Simon's Town in South Africa before heading home.

Her Commanding Officer, Commander Gary Hesling, said:

"It is good to be back home with our families. It has been a demanding yet hugely successful deployment and indeed shows that we have a truly flexible and global Royal Navy."...

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