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St Vincent and the Grenadines: Volcanoes

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL116, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government (1) in what location, and (2) at what notice, was HMS Medway when the volcano erupted in St Vincent on 9 and 12 April.

Answered on

25 May 2021

Between 9 and 12 April HMS Medway was at Naval Station Mayport, United States, undergoing unscheduled repair work for hull damage sustained from a tug during a berthing incident. As a result, she was not available for tasking.