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Falklands’ deployed HMS Edinburgh visits South African navy Simons Town base

Wednesday, September 7th 2011 - 12:01 UTC
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The veteran HMS Edinburgh has completed the first half of her six-month Falkland Islands deployment in the South Atlantic and is now in South Africa for maintenance and the ship’s company for some rest and recovery. Read full article

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  • briton

    carefull ROYAL NAVY the like of RAUL will acuse you of warlike intentions
    for only they can protect what they claim to own, we it seems cant go anywhere with being acused of creating warlike moves,
    isnt that right raul,

    Sep 07th, 2011 - 01:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SamSalzman

    They need a couple of submarines hiding secretly in the waters around the Falkland Islands ready for a sneaky strike.

    Sep 07th, 2011 - 06:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Filippo

    Soon Pirate Ship will go home with pirate population of las malvinas and colonial population of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

    Establish forward base for war vets and take over farms, then use military to enforce rule of law over Argentine national territory.

    Sep 07th, 2011 - 06:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    so you are going to do the work on the farmes,#thats very nice of you,
    but to use your navy to keep argentine pirate at bay is not needed,
    the royal navy can do just fine, thank you .

    Sep 07th, 2011 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    would you like to work on my farm, flippers? l need a swineherder.

    Sep 08th, 2011 - 11:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    @2 Sam

    I wouldn't be surprised if there was one or two loitering about. Although the knowledge that they're out there somewhere (and exactly where and for how long is never actually revealed, so they might be thousands of miles away, but might be parked just outside your main naval bases) is just as good.

    Sep 08th, 2011 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Teaboy2

    @isolde #5

    I think your will need a swineherder specially for herding Flippo to and from his stile lol.

    Sep 08th, 2011 - 12:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    what with the HMS Edinburgh
    and HMS clyde, on station,
    one unknown sub, and a new type 45, on its way in the new year,
    dont they just make you proud to be british,
    [ I wonder if they will pass the argentine rowing boats on the way ] lol.

    Sep 08th, 2011 - 08:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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