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Posted on Friday 4th May

HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest ship, is squeezing her way up the River Thames this morning ahead of a major security exercise in preparation for the Olympic Games.

HMS Ocean is due to berth at Greenwich at around 11.30am, where she will act as a launch pad for eight Lynx helicopters and a base for Royal Marine snipers. This is the final phase of Operation Guardian which began earlier this week.

The ship's focus will be on air security over the weekend, with river operations taking place between Tuesday and Thursday next week.

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