HMS Dauntless deploys to South Atlantic

HMS Dauntless deploys to the South Atlantic Credit: ITV Meridian

Hundreds of people have gathered in Portsmouth to say goodbye to the crew of HMS Dauntless. The ship is deploying for six months to the South Atlantic. The government has denied claims that the move is in response to recent tensions with Argentina about the future of the Falklands Islands.

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HMS Dauntless sails to Falklands

Almost a year since the start of the Falklands War, Portsmouth based HMS Dauntless sets sail for the South Atlantic.