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Benvenuti a Canary Wharf!

So it seems my earlier tweet about a Montenegrin ship visiting Canary Wharf were incorrect.

Half the Montenegrin navy is in Starbucks in Canary Wharf. …

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Luigi Durand de la Penne Destroyer in West India Dock

Today, saw the arrival of the Italian Destroyer, the Luigi Durand de Le Penne in West India Dock.

Durand de la Penne came into service with Marina Militare Italiana starting from 1993, and performs missile destroyers duties  over the Mediterranean sea, and was a main part of the Italian peacekeeping force in Lebanon. 90 more words

Dock Life

Italian Navy comes to town

Passing through Gallions Reach this morning on her way to Canary Wharf was the Italian Navy Destroyer Luigi Durand de la Penne.

The ship is on a multi-port training cruise with cadets from the Italian Naval Academy – a similar visit took place last year but using the sailing ship Amerigo Vespucci which wasn’t available for this year’s cruise due to being under repair. 161 more words


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This is Italian warship D-551 ITS Audace. Armed with a 127mm main gun 4 76mm secondary guns, Sea Sparrow and SM-1 Standard anti-air missiles and Otomat anti ship missiles she was a deadly ship. 7 more words