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New navy boat to visit Douglas

The first of a new class of Royal Navy destroyer will be stopping off in the Isle of Man this weekend.

HMS Daring will be in Douglas Bay at around 9am on Saturday.

The 7,600 tonne vessel is 152 metres long and is currently undergoing trials around the British Isles.

Commanding Officer for the ship is Captain Paul Bennett (play attached audio file):

(Image: The impressive HMS Daring, pictured soon after her launch in July 2007, from royalnavy.mod.uk).

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