Royal Navy

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Some fast-paced sporting action has taken centre stage as a national contest hits a coastal town.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

A team of Royal Navy divers have detonated a 500lb Second World War bomb dropped 60m from a major North Sea gas pipe.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

In our latest archive EDP essay, Jane Hales writes in 1966 about the changing role of the coastguard.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A poppy seller is defiant after photos illustrating his naval career were stolen from his home.

Friday, August 25, 2017

So often one thing leads to another, the latest example being my feature a fortnight ago about the Duchess of Bedford, an ardent pilot who died when her aircraft inexplicably flew over the North Sea and crashed in 1937.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The crew of an RAF helicopter that were killed when it crashed off the Norfolk coast 50 years ago have been remembered at a special service.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

When HMS Grove, a British warship, was hit by two German torpedoes she sank quickly taking two officers and 108 mariners with her.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Standing watch over one of the region’s busiest beaches, a ship anchored just off the coast of Great Yarmouth has turned a lot of heads.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The idiom “a bridge too far”, meaning to over-reach, entered common usage three decades ago with the release of the star-studded film of that name. The movie, based on a Cornelius Ryan book with similar title, chronicled Operation Market Garden - the Allies’ gallant but failed Arnhem airborne operation in 1944.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Ukip county councillor Colin Aldred died after contracting mesothelioma from prolonged exposure to asbestos during his career, including in the Royal Navy, an inquest has heard.

Friday, February 24, 2017

A steady stream of jobseekers kept companies, training firms and even the armed forces busy at a Jobs Fair in Great Yarmouth.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Please read today’s column in silence, guaranteeing that any discussion is in whispered tones. That will create the atmosphere of Gorleston’s public library post-war when I was a child borrower, the obligatory hush ensuring that browsers, researchers, newspaper readers and the forbidding duty librarian were not disturbed by chatter.

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