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Mine-hunting duty in the Med

Portsmouth-based minehunter HMS Cattistock has been on a goodwill visit to Algeria while on mine-hunting duties in the Mediterranean.

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HMS Cattistock visits Algeria

A Portsmouth-based minehunter has been on a goodwill visit to Algeria.

HMS Cattistock, heading NATO’s Standing Naval Mine Counter-Measures Group 2, visited the country where she hosted NATO and Algerian Officers.

While in the country’s capital, visiting officers were offered a capability demonstration as well as a presentation on NATO’s maritime role.

Away from the formalities, NATO personnel also played the Algerian Military Football Team and were treated to a traditional Algerian feast at the Military Academy.

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