UK warship escorting British ships through Strait of Hormuz

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Sky News reports that the Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack.

HMS Montrose, a Type 23 frigate, conducted the first accompanied mission overnight on Wednesday into Thursday, according to shipping industry sources quoted by Sky News.

The Department for Transport has advised the shipping industry to give sufficient notice of their travel plans in the area.

 

Via Sky News

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