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Royal Navy patrol issues record fine to Dutch fishing vessel

Friday, February 10th 2012 - 04:19 UTC
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A Royal Navy patrol ship has issued a record on-the-spot fine to fishermen using undersized nets after sailors boarded a Dutch fishing vessel in the North Sea. HMS Mersey, one of the Royal Navy's three fishery protection vessels, was on routine duties when she spotted the FV Elizabeth sailing 40 nautical miles off the Norfolk coast. Read full article


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  • stick up your junta

    Bad Fido,

    Feb 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    poor fido, caught again .

    Feb 10th, 2012 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • you are not first

    It is very impressive how the Royal Navy is using the money of the tax payer. It that what are doing with 1 Billion dollars equipment ? Really???

    Feb 11th, 2012 - 04:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    1 Billion dollars equipment ? Really???

    Well its making you argies cry like bitches over one type 45 and a rescue pilot

    Feb 11th, 2012 - 07:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    What an idiot of the funniest kind
    Name me one country on the planet, [except Argentina]
    That does not use tax payers money to fund its military

    As we all know Argentina uses your money does it not,

    Feb 11th, 2012 - 09:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • BenC30

    #3 - why is it a problem that this is using UK taxpayer's money to run operations like these?

    - How does this compare to how the navy in Argentina is funded or does Argentina not have a navy anymore?

    Feb 12th, 2012 - 01:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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