Antarctic Santa fun run

HMS Protector
Rudolph leads HMS Protector's Antarctic Santa Run Credit: UK Crown copyright 2012

Royal Navy sailors from Portsmouth-based ice patrol ship HMS Protector have been taking part in a Santa fun run on the ice of Antarctica.

About 20 members of the ship's company dressed up for the event in support of Protector's affiliated charity, East Anglia's Children's Hospices.

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