The Royal Navy Type 21 Association will be represented both nationally and internationally on Remembrance Sunday with the laying of poppy wreaths bearing the Type 21 Association Crest in Remembrance of all those that lost their lives whilst serving on Type 21 ships, and all those that lost their lives in the service of their country in war and peace.
Falklands-based sailors tidied up the monument to crews of Type 21 frigates ahead of next year’s 40th anniversary of the conflict. A team of seven personnel who support the United Kingdom operations in the South Atlantic climbed Campito Hill which dominates nearby San Carlos Water – scene of several days of a bitter battle between the liberating fleet and Argentine aircraft in May 1982.
Images showing the wrecks of three Royal Navy ships sunk in the Falklands War and which are the final resting places for 42 British servicemen. The remains of HMS Coventry, HMS Antelope and her sister ship HMS Ardent have been captured using sonar images taken by the survey vessel HMS Enterprise.
A small party from Atlantic patrol tasking (South) HMS Portland have made a pilgrimage to First Mountain as part of a week of commemorations in the Falkland Islands to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the 1982 conflict.
The Island of Guernsey's Bailiff is to visit the Falkland Islands to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the end of the conflict and the Islands' liberation.