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Royal Navy retains patrol ships for Fishery Protection in post Brexit scenario

Friday, November 23rd 2018 - 08:24 UTC
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UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has secured the protection of British home waters by announcing he will retain three of the Royal Navy’s patrol ships. The future of the Batch 1 Offshore Patrols Vessels (OPVs), HMS Tyne, HMS Mersey and HMS Severn, which currently support the Fishery Protection Squadron, have been secured ahead of the Brexit negotiations for Britain to withdraw from the European Union. Read full article


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    “the Royal Navy will now have the capacity to deliver up to 600 days of fishery protection a year if needed.”

    Ok...I'm struggling with the arithmetic on that one...

    Oh yes and how much of that fisheries revenue that goes into private pockets is given to the Royal Navy as running costs...?
    I'm guessing none...

    Nov 24th, 2018 - 12:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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