United Kingdom—Mersey Patrol Vessel Wraps Up Mission Monitoring Russian Warships In Channel

Portsmouth News | 10/09/2019

A British patrol vessel has been shadowing a Russian naval task group as it sails through the English Channel, reports the Portsmouth News (U.K.). The Mersey was expected to conclude her mission on Tuesday afternoon when the Russian ships departed British waters. She began shadowing the vessels on Oct. 5 after being diverted from a fisheries enforcement patrol off the coast of Norfolk. The Russian task group included the guided-missile frigate Yaroslav Mudryy, the support tanker Yelnya...

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