The Festival of the Sea - Portsmouth 2005

Here are some of my photo's taken on 2nd July 2005 (same day as Live8) during the 2005 Festival of the Sea held at Portsmouth Naval Base.

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The Tall Ships

Ellen McArthur's World record breaking Trimaran

Naval Helicopters

Royal Navy Merlin

Royal Navy Sea King HC4 (airborne) and Merlin

Indian Navy Sea King

Pakistan Navy Allouette III and South African Navy SA 330J Oryx

Russian Navy Kamov KA-27 Helix A

Modern Warships

The largest ship on show was the British carrier, HMS Illustrious

From left to right, ships from the Navies of Australia - HMAS ANZAC, Pakistan - PNS TIPPU SULTAN, Turkey - ORUCREIS and Romania - REGINA MARIA

From left to right, ships from the Navies of Greece - HS HYDRA and Germany - FGS SACHSEN and two Royal Navy Type 23 frigates, HMS Marlborough and HMS St. Albans 

The Antarctic survey ships, JAMES CLARK ROSS and HMS Endurance

Just a few years ago, the thought of seeing an active warship from the Russian Navy docking at a Royal Navy base would have been unthinkable, let alone being able to walk around freely on board the guided missile destroyer ADMIRAL LEVCHENKO - even taking close up pictures of the ships guns and missile systems!

And the bands played on..............

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