HMS Tyne welcomes crowds at North Shields

HMS Tyne The ship is berthed at Western Quay, North Shields

Royal Navy warship HMS Tyne is attracting crowds on a visit to Tyneside for an annual festival.

The ship is berthed at Western Quay, North Shields, during the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

Commanding officer Lt Cdr Robert Laverty said: "We have strong connections with the North East and look forward to welcoming as many people as possible onboard over the weekend."

HMS Tyne entered service in 2003.

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