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THE BUSY CATTISTOCK BACK IN PLYMOUTH

One of our favourite ships at Westward Shipping News the mine-hunter vessel HMS Cattistock, was spotted on our live webcam this morning in the Sound

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LOUD ARRIVAL OF HMS MERSEY

After 257 days in Falmouth on an extensive maintenance package, HMS Mersey finally set sail and arrived in Plymouth this morning. HMS Mersey is a

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THE ENCHANTING SEABOURN SOJOURN

THE SEABOURN SOJOURN ARRIVES IN THE SOUNDThe enchanting Seabourn Sojourn cruise ship arrives in the Sound this morning defying the mist and rain dropping anchor

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NORDIC SHIP SAILS INTO PLYMOUTH

In the mist and rain of the Sound this morning, a huge bright red vessel was spotted on our live webcam making its way into

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WESTWARD SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW, AMANDA LUMLEY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF DESTINATION PLYMOUTH  Westward Shipping News is sharing a spotlight on Plymouth’s Waterfront business leaders and owners, who are giving their views, perspectives,

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HMS DIAMOND BACK IN PLYMOUTH WATERS

HMS Diamond back in Plymouth waters for the first time in seven months following her epic patrol in the Red Sea, intercepting smuggled weapons, and

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THE MUSCLE HELICOPTER ARRIVES

The dramatic arrival of the flying steed of the Royal Navy MK4 helicopter arriving on the Hoe Esplanade for Plymouth’s Armed Forces Day tomorrow dated

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WELCOME HOME, HMS SCOTT

Welcome back home to Plymouth this morning and the largest survey vessel in Western Europe HMS Scott. The fifth largest vessel in the Royal Navy