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Visit of HMS Kent to Stavanger

HMS Kent, a Type 23 frigate, visited Stavanger from 7 to 11 February.

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Stavanger Sola visitors
Left to right: Ms Ingrid Iversen, Manager of Economic Development, Municipality of Sola, Cdr Andrew Block RN, Commanding Officer, HMS KENT, Ms Christine Sagen Helgø, Mayor of Stavanger, Mr Ole Ueland, Mayor of Sola, Lt Karen Barnicoat, Flight Commander, HMS KENT, Lt Col Matt Skuse RM, British Defence Attaché

During the ship’s stay, Commanding Officer Cdr Andrew Block RN, was delighted to welcome on board the Mayor of Stavanger, Christine Sagen Helgø, and the Mayor of Sola, Ole Ueland.

The two mayors were given a tour of the ship including a brief from Flight Commander Lt Karen Barnicoat on the Merlin Mk1 helicopter.

HMS Kent will visit Bergen on 12 to 13 February before taking part in a Norwegian military exercise.

Published 11 February 2014