Paying a visit to Hull Type 42 Destroyer D98 HMS YORK
End of the last call, in Brest (France). Farewell HMS York! We wish this beautiful ship to continue its career in another navy and not to finish under the blowtorches of the demolition workers.
HMS York passing Roker pier on way to salute the Queen & Prince Phillip on board the yacht "Leander" which had just left the River Wear
Farewell HMS York setting sail from Sunderland soon to be decommissioned
Farewell HMS York Leaving Sunderland for the last time
Alongside Corporation Quay The awning is for decommisioning drinks. I could have gone but had to work.
Passing down the River Tamar after turning south of the Torpoint Ferry during navigational training throughout the day.
Passing through Plymouth Sound on her way into HM Naval Base Devonport.
HMS York heading north through the Little Russel off Guernsey's east coast
HMS York passing astern of the Cruise ship Azamara Journey as it laid at anchor off St Peter Port harbour
HMS York on Navigation Exercises in the Little Russel off Guernsey's east coast
Turning in Plymouth Sound after embarking FOST seariders from SD Oban. FGS Magdeburg accelerating back out to sea in the background.
Heading out into Plymouth Sound after leaving HMNB Devonport.
Passing Spitbank Fort and Southsea Seafront on the approach to the Naval Base at Portsmouth Harbour, with pilot boat SD Solent Spirit in attendance alongside. Ryde, Isle of Wight, is in the background.
Passing the ramparts near Southsea Castle on the approach to the Naval Base at Portsmouth Harbour, with pilot boat SD Solent Spirit in attendance alongside. Seaview, Isle of Wight, is in the background.
Passing Southsea Seafront on her way into Portsmouth Harbour, escorted by pilot boat SD Solent Spirit and a Royal Navy Lynx helicopter. In the distance on the Isle of Wight, Queen Victoria's holiday home Osborne House can be seen beneath the helicopter.
Passing Devils Point on her way in to HM Naval Base Devonport after taking part in FOST exercises.