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Posted on Monday 26th March

Prince Charles and the King of Norway visited HMS Liverpool on Friday in Bergen before she is decommissioned after 30 years of service.

The Type 42 destroyer's final task for the Royal Navy was to support HMS Illustrious and Bulwark in the winter war games in Norway, Exercise Cold Response.

Prince Charles and King Harald V of Norway visited Liverpool and her 240-strong ship's company in Bergen. They discussed the ship's recent experiences during operations in Libya where her main gun fired more than 200 rounds in support of the NATO and UN mission providing protection for the Libyan people.

HMS Liverpool will be sailing into Portsmouth for the final time today, flying her decommissioning pennant.

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