Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Royal Navy HMS Diamond calls at Valletta Port

The Royal Navy Daring-class destroyer HMS Diamond (D 34) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on a courtesy visit. She has an AgustaWestland AW-159 Wildcat HMA.2 helicopter on board, serial ZZ522.

The British destroyer is currently deployed in the Mediterranean and assigned to E.U. Naval Force Mediterranean (Operation Sofia). 

HMS Diamond is presently berthing alongside at Boiler wharf (French Creek), and she's expected to sail from Valletta Port on Friday, Oct. 14th. (11-Oct-2016)