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HMS Enterprise starts nine month deployment

HMS Enterprise has sailed from the South West to the Middle East for nine months on operations. The Plymouth-based Royal Naval survey ship will be deployed protecting the nation’s interests and contributing to the safety of military and civilian shipping.

HMS Enterprise sails from Falmouth on nine month deployment Credit: ITV Westcountry

The ship sailed from Falmouth with a new survey motor boat called Spitfire. The nine-metre boat doubles the mother ship’s ability to collect data. The ship has been in the Cornish port for the last month conducting work on the davit used to lift the boat in and out of the water.

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