Naval News – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Launch Aircraft Carrier Warship – 19.11.2020

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have added a warship capable of carrying aircraft, missile launchers and drones to her naval fleet, state media said on Thursday 19th November, at a time of high tension between Tehran and Washington. Tension between Tehran and Washington has risen since 2018, when President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from […]

Preserved Ships – HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 (Australia)

HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 was the third of three Australian built Daring class destroyers serving in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). One of the first all welded ships built in Australia, she was laid down 1 st July 1952 and launched 27th October 1956 at Cockatoo Island Dockyard where she was commissioned into the Navy on 23rd June 1959. Between laying down and completion, […]

Malta Naval Visits – HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 – 19-22.05.2006

The Royal Danish Navy Niels Juel Class corvette HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 paid a diplomatic visit at Valletta, Malta on Friday 19th May, 2006 entering at 0835 hrs berthing at DWQ 1 for few hours. Later afternoon she shifted with 2 local tugs PAWLINA and FELICA to Pinto 5 Wharf. Launched on 30th April […]

Naval News – Chinese Navy 70th Anniversary – 23.04.2019

Today Tuesday 23rd April, 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy of which it was celebrated with a large naval parade in the western port of Qingdao, showing off new military hardware that it hopes will bolster its global reach. 568 PLAN HENGYANG leaving Grand Harbour, Malta back […]