HMS Ocean will begin her weekend of celebrations in Sunderland, when around 100 young people will get a true taste of life aboard the magnificent warship.
The Royal Marines Commando Recruitment Team will give participants the opportunity to try out core skills to see if they have what it takes to be part of the elite Royal Marines, in an action-packed ‘Meet the Marines’ event.
Activities will include unarmed combat, using a climbing wall and some rigorous physical training packages which the commandos use to hone and then maintain peak fitness.
The Royal Navy's biggest warship HMS Ocean opened its flight deck and hangers to the public during a four day visit to the River Wear.
The crew of Sunderland's adopted warship HMS Ocean paraded through the city centre. It's part of a four day visit to the city.
HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest warship, is spending four days in her adopted city.