The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom’s naval warfare force. Although warships were used by English and Scottish kings from the early medieval period, the first major maritime engagements were fought in the Hundred Years’ War against the Kingdom of France. The modern Royal Navy traces its origins to the early 16th century; the oldest of the UK’s armed services, it is known as the Senior Service.
DOUGLAS SAYLES – Royal Navy, HMS Imperial (D09) Mr Douglas Sayles signature would not have been possible without the sterling assistance of The Northern Echo author Joanna Morris. Likewise, thank you Councillor Gerald Lee, representative [Read more]