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Top Royal Navy officer visits the Island

The only British admiral north of the M4 has made a courtesy call to the Isle of Man, to meet the lieutenant governor.

Rear Admiral Martin Alabaster is based at Faslane and flew into the Island from Glasgow for a short visit.

It was the second time he had been here, the first having been almost 30 years ago.

But he says after taking command of the Navy in Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland, it was important to visit again:

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