Bon voyage, Dauntless

HMS Dauntless
HMS Dauntless leaves Portsmouth Photo: Meridian

It's her maiden voyage but it's one which is set against the backdrop of strained relations between Britain and Argentina. This morning HMS Dauntless left her home base in Portsmouth for the Falkland Islands where she'll spend six months in the South Atlantic. Although the MoD has said her deployment is pre-planned, it could further anger Angentian ministers. The video contains pictures of the ship and interviews with relatives.