Monthly Archives: June 2012

Peregrine Trophy

The prestigious Royal Navy Photography prize (Peregrine Trophy) was awarded to Leading Airman (Photographer) Arron Hoare, who captured the Antarctic’s dramatic winter wilderness while he served on the ice patrol ship HMS Protector. His images included this shot of a memorial service onboard HMS Protector, to commemorate the lives lost onboard Devonport-based HMS Ardent and HMS Antelope during… Read More »

51º South: Steve the Stuffer

No.1 Steve the Stuffer A man of numerous trades and skill-sets, Steve Massam is the chief taxidermist at the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust in Stanley. He sees his work as a means to bring about awareness and understanding of the plight of animal species in this part of the world. If there was one animal he’d… Read More »

Ardent Vetrans on Parade at HMS Raleigh

Nearly 70 Falklands veterans, including members of the HMS Ardent Association have taken part in a parade to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of hostilities in the Falklands War. The 68 veterans joined more than 600 Royal Navy personnel in the parade at HMS Raleigh at Torpoint. The parade was made up of HMS Raleigh’s ship’s… Read More »