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HMS SUTHERLAND
Launched in 1996 and the 13th of 16 Type 23 frigates. We are a Anti-Submarine Warfare platform known as the ; our motto is Sans Peur.
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HMS SUTHERLAND 5h
Farewell to the Ship’s Operating Aviation Assurance (SOAA) team who have be onboard for the past few days to assess the ’s aviation procedures. This visit provided the Commanding Officer and external authorities the assurance that we conduct safe aviation operations.
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HMS SUTHERLAND 11h
Replying to @fightingsailor @R08Cat
Always happy for @RO8Cat to visit.
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HMS SUTHERLAND 11h
Great spot
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HMS SUTHERLAND 12h
"There’s no thrill in easy sailing when the skies are clear and blue, there’s no joy in merely doing things which any one can do. But there is some satisfaction that is mighty sweet to take, when you reach a destination that you never thought you’d make" - OOW4
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HMS SUTHERLAND 14h
Busy day ahead for the at sea so our awesome have put on a great breakfast for the sailors. Smoked salmon, continental meats, porridge, pancakes, yoghurt, cereal, fruit, fresh baked buns and of course a full English - choices, choices 🤔
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HMS SUTHERLAND 23h
HIGHLANDER, our embarked helicopter from 814 NAS based at launches this evening at the start of our 'Day into Night' procedural FLYEX. This tests the Ship's reactions to various types of aviation emergencies.
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 17
Meet Ruth - during a ‘man overboard exercise’ (MOBEX) she is rescued by either our Seaboat or Swimmer-of-the-Watch. She helps us train and ensures we can recover a sailor quickly and safely from the sea and then provide the necessary immediate first aid.
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 16
One thing guaranteed onboard the is you get to see awesome sunsets. This evening is no exception whilst we are at anchor here in the Highlands.
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 16
'We have always held on to the hope, the belief and the conviction that there is a better life, a better world beyond the horizon'. - Franklin D Roosevelt
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 14
Today we embark the Ship’s Operating Aviation Assurance (SOAA) team who’ll be onboard for a few days to assess the ’s aviation procedures. This provides the Commanding Officer and external authorities with the assurance that we can conduct safe aviation operations.
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 13
It's 7 o'clock on a so the needs a wake up call. Our on-watch Quartermaster pipes 'Call The Hands' to signify the start of another busy day at sea conducting Maritime Security Operations (MarSyOps).
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 13
Meet our Human Resource Team; (aka Writers) they look after the financial admin, travel, pay and the welfare of our sailors. It’s a unique job in a unique environment, and is absolutely vital to the fighting effectiveness of the .
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 12
'Your hard work puts you where the good luck can find you'. - Delf Constantine
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 11
The acts as a perfect backdrop as we depart the Firth of Forth and proceed back out to sea to continue with our Maritime Security Operations (MarSyOps).
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 11
Today we paid our respects to the 2996 innocents who lost their lives when the and were attacked and to those onboard . The service was led by our embarked Chaplain Beasley with Master Chief Murphy and senior Chief Zaben.
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 11
Landing 15 tonnes of helicopter onto a moving platform at sea is always an impressive sight. Seeing HIGHLANDER, our embarked doing it from this angle even more so. Great skills by our embarked Flight from 814 NAS .
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 10
'You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore'. - William Faulkner
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 10
Replying to @ZDNR @RoyalNavy and 2 others
Or perhaps Engineering 😉
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 10
Replying to @oofi6864
He's been made aware of his failing 😉 🛎
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HMS SUTHERLAND Sep 10
Here's a short time-lapse video of the passing under the Forth bridges this morning as the sea mist descended.
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