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A warm welcome for HMS Protector and her crew

HMS Protector: Commanding Officer's wife welcomes him home Photo: ITV Meridian

A warm welcome has been given to the crew of a navy icebreaker today as she returned home from the frozen waters of Antarctica.

HMS Protector spent an eventful seven months on patrol - rescuing stranded scientists and fighting a fire at a research base - before sailing almost ten thousand miles home to Portsmouth. Kerry Swain reports.

HMS Protector has returned from the barren landscape of Antarctica