Navy warship heads to Falklands

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Dauntless is to set sail for the Falklands. The ship will head for the South Atlantic on its maiden mission to "protect British interests" amid an ongoing row with Argentina over the islands.

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Crowds watch HMS Dauntless set sail for the Falklands

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Dauntless has set off from Portsmouth to the Falklands for her maiden six-month deployment.

Crowds watch HMS Dauntless begin her maiden deployment. Credit: Press Association
People wave from the Round Tower as the Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dauntless sets sail from Portsmouth. Credit: Press Association

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