All three River Class patrol vessels of the Fishery Protection Squadron, HMS Severn, HMS Tyne and HMS Mersey are pictured exercising off the coast of Cornwall.
The Fishery Protection Squadron (FPS) enforces UK and EU fisheries
legislation in order to ensure the long term sustainability of the UK
fishing grounds. In addition, the three UK based Ships are the only
warships on permanent patrol around the UK, contributing to the
policing of UK waters and delivering an intrinsic element of the UK’s
Photographer: LA(Phot) Al Macleod
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