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HMS Defender Reflected at the Dockside

Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender is mirrored in water following a downpour on the dockside in Glasgow, Scotland her affiliated city.


HMS Defender is the fifth of the Navy’s six state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyers – Defender was built in Glasgow which is one of her two affiliated cities (the other is Exeter). After delivery to her home port of Portsmouth in July 2012 and acceptance into the Fleet in March 2013, she is now undergoing extensive sea trials and training in order to undertake operational duties anywhere in the world when tasked.



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Photographer: L(Phot) Will Haigh

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Taken on March 27, 2013