HMS Ardent 2012

Recently a Royal Navy Survey Unit visiting the Falklands deployed a team of RN diver who placed a new White Ensign on the wreck of HMS Ardent in Falklands Sound. The diving conditions were not very good but the team were able to capture this image of the wreck of HMS Ardent using multi-beam echo sounders. The unit… Read More »

Royal Navy unveils new £2.5m sea survival centre named ‘Ardent’

Video, Words and Pictures by Richie Gough The Royal navy has unveiled a new £2.5m sea survival training centre to teach sailors and Royal Marines how to abandon ships safely. The centre on Horsea Island in Portsmouth was officially named ‘Ardent’ in memory of the 22 lost shipmates from HMS Ardent and replaces a run-down building used since… Read More »